Drug Status Key

  • Non-Specialist Drugs
  • Specialist recommendation (or initiation where noted)
  • Specialist Initiation WITH Shared Care Guidelines
  • Specialist ONLY Drugs
  • Mixed Status - See individual drug entries for more details


  • First Line
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • No Preference

Gluten-free food. For Coeliac disease or dermatitis herpetiformis. 

Prescription only for patients with a confirmed diagnosis of an established gluten sensitivity enteropathy: coeliac disease or dermatitis herpetiformis. Maximum of 8 units to be prescribed each month. Packs of fresh bread cannot be split, therefore only one pack of fresh bread may be prescribed each month (except Warburtons). Number of units in the pack is given in brackets under the drop-down option.