Prescribing Notes

Gluten sensitivity

Preparations in this section are classified by the Department of Health as Borderline Substances and may be prescribed at NHS expense for established gluten enteropathy with or without co-existing established wheat sensitivity (Ener-G pizza bases, Seattle brown rolls and six-flour loaf; Glutafin crispbreads; and Heron Foods wheat-free mixes may be prescribed only for established gluten enteropathy with co-existing established wheat sensitivity). 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.