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 CANAGLIFLOZIN, DAPAGLIFLOZIN, EMPAGLIFLOZIN and ERTUGLIFLOZIN as COMBINATION THERAPIES as options for treating type 2 diabetes in adults in accordance with NICE guidance.
The Pan Mersey Area Prescribing Committee recommends the prescribing ofCANAGLIFLOZIN, DAPAGLIFLOZIN, EMPAGLIFLOZIN and ERTUGLIFLOZIN as
MONOTHERAPIES as options for treating type 2 diabetes in adults in accordance with NICE TA390 and TA572.