MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Hospital Only
  • Not Approved for Formulary

Other antianginal drugs

Drug Safety Update

  January 2016: Nicorandil should be reserved for patients with stable angina inadequately controlled by first line drugs or where first line agents are contraindicated/not tolerated. Nicorandil can cause serious skin, mucosal and eye ulceration which persists unless treatment is stopped.

  December 2014: Ivabradine is associated with a risk of bradycardia, atrial fibrillation and other cardiac side effects. Check contraindications and cautions for prescribing.

 NICE Guidance (see drug-specific links below)

Pack Price
60 tablet £3.27
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60 tablet £4.23
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56 tablet £5.17
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56 tablet £5.21

Used as add-on therapy for patients with stable angina who are inadequately controlled. Interacts with a wide range of medication and patients must carry an alert card. Ongoing prescribing & monitoring should remain with the specialist.

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60 tablet £48.98
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60 tablet £48.98
Pack Price
60 tablet £48.98