- 5.1.5, 11.3
- Grey, Amber, Green, Green - after consultant recommendation
- Decision Date:
- April 2017
GREEN after consultant recommendation:
- for longer periods for the treatment of cystic fibrosis. (Decision date - August 2019).
- Dosage for adults, children and adolescents with a body weight of 45 kg or over for long term:
- 250mg - 500mg three times weekly.
- For use in adult respiratory infections. See Shared care for details. (Decision date - August 2022).
- 1.5% Eye drops - alternative to chloramphenicol eye drops for purulent bacterial conjunctivitis. Suitable for use in pregnancy. (Decision date - Sep 2022).
See Derbyshire medicines management - eye chapter for further details.