Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines
Key to symbols The medicine should be initiated by, or on the advice of a specialist, but is suitable for continuation by a GP The medicine should only be used and prescribed by a specialist Indicates the preferred choice within a class or group of medicines
The medicine should be initiated by, or on the advice of a specialist, but is suitable for continuation by a GP
The medicine should only be used and prescribed by a specialist
Indicates the preferred choice within a class or group of medicines
3. Respiratory system

3.5. Respiratory stimulants and pulmonary surfactants

3.5.1. Respiratory stimulants

Total Formulary
Specialist Only
DOXAPRAM

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use only.

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3.5.2. Pulmonary surfactants

Total Formulary
Specialist Only
PORACTANT

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use in neonatal respiratory distress syndrome by consultant paediatricians and specialist registrars.

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