Vitamin B oral

Status:
Do Not Prescribe (DNP), Grey - after consultant/specialist recommendation, Red
Decision Date:
June 2019
 

Comments

Vitamin B compound strong

RED: for specialist use only as a short course, post-acute admissions 

GREY after consultant/specialist recommendation: for patients with a medically diagnosed deficiency due to lifelong or chronic condition, or following surgery that results in malabsorption. Also for refeeding syndrome - short course supplied in hospital or in exceptional circumstances GPs may prescribe following a community dietician request.  (Decision date - January 2020)

DO NOT PRESCRIBE (DNP): for all other indications. For vitamin supplementation in alcohol misuse prescribe oral thiamine

See Vitamin B Compound/Vitamin B Compound Strong position statement and Vitamin supplementation in alcohol misuse for further details

 

Vitamin B compound

RED: for specialist use only as a short course, post-acute admissions (Not for prescribing in Primary Care)

DO NOT PRESCRIBE (DNP): for all other indications. For vitamin supplementation in alcohol misuse prescribe oral thiamine

See Vitamin B Compound/Vitamin B Compound Strong position statement and Vitamin supplementation in alcohol misuse for further details

Do Not Prescribe (DNP) Drug Classifications

  • 5: Less cost-effective than current standard therapy

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