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Blue (initiation) – Initiation by a secondary care clinician or specialist nurse who holds a recognised prescribing qualification and who is making recommendations within his/her area of competence; following secondary care initiation then suitable for primary care prescribing. 

  • These drugs require specialist knowledge for assessment and / or equipment for patient selection but have no specialist ongoing monitoring requirements.
  • No specialist knowledge or equipment is required for ongoing prescribing or monitoring although the provision of additional information may be made where deemed necessary.. 
DocID Name
212 Rifaximin Blue coded information sheet