This section contains a list of the policy recommendations of the Pan Mersey Area Prescribing Committee.
Reviews of the new medicines have been conducted by our pharmacists using a number of resources including National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) which is a Special health Authority (SHA) set up in 1999. It is used to give advice to the NHS on best clinical practice including the clinical and cost effectiveness of drugs and other treatments.
The Pan Mersey Area Prescribing Committee recommends the prescribing of ANDEXANET ALFA infusion (Ondexxya®▼), by specialists only, for reversing anticoagulation from apixaban, edoxaban or rivaroxaban, when used in accordance with the criteria in NICE TA697.
The Pan Mersey Area Prescribing Committee recommends the prescribing of AVATROMBOPAG tablets (Doptelet®▼), by specialists only, for treating severe thrombocytopenia in adults with chronic liver disease having planned invasive procedures in accordance with NICE TA626.