A new strength of alimemazine oral solution sugar-free 10mg/5mL is now available for dispensing.
NHSBSA Hints and Tips Dispensing Contractors
Issue 44 (July 2021)
Unlicensed medicines update.
The following Actual Medicinal Products (AMPs) are now licensed:
Alimemazine 10mg/5ml oral solution sugar-free (Lucis Pharma Ltd) with AMPP = 100ml.
Instead of using Alimemazine 10mg/5ml oral solution (Special Order), you may want to consider using the licensed option instead.
Alimemazine 10mg/5mL oral solution sugar-free
Lucis Pharma Ltd – PIP Code: 124-6420
This was previously only available via Special Order.
Now with NHS dm+d List Price: £182.00 for dispensing community pharmacy contractors.
New 10mg/5mL compliments existing Alimemazine 7.5mg/5mL and 30mg/5mL oral solutions with a convenient measure to help improve patient compliance
For a typical 10mg adult dose of Alimemazine oral solution:
- 10mg/5mL requires one 5mL measure.
- 7.5mg/5mL requires approximately.
- 6.6mL 30mg/5mL requires approximately 1.3mL.
‘Sugar-free preparations should be used whenever possible.’ – BNF Guidance on Prescribing.