Prescribing Notes

Low protein and miscellaneous foods

Preparations in this section are classified by the Department of Health as Borderline Substances and may be prescribed at NHS expense for inherited metabolic disorders, renal or liver failure requiring a low protein diet unless other indications are shown. Prescribers are advised to endorse the prescription 'ACBS', and to indicate precisely either the number of packs required or the daily quantity and length of treatment. Do not use the term OP.