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Recommendations

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.

Definitions and Criteria for Categorisation of Medicines

Documents

NHS England
C1-ESTERASE INHIBITOR (Berinert®, Cinryze®▼)
Date Posted: 14 - Nov - 2017
Body System: Immune system
Green
CALCIPOTRIOL 50 micrograms and BETAMETHASONE 500 micrograms per 1 gram cutaneous foam (Enstilar®) for psoriasis vulgaris in adults
Date Posted: 22 - Oct - 2019
Body System: Skin
Green
CANAGLIFLOZIN, DAPAGLIFLOZIN and EMPAGLIFLOZIN as COMBINATION THERAPIES : a multiple prescribing statement
Date Posted: 01 - Nov - 2017
Body System: Endocrine System
Green
CANAGLIFLOZIN, DAPAGLIFLOZIN and EMPAGLIFLOZIN as MONOTHERAPIES : a multiple prescribing statement
Date Posted: 01 - Nov - 2017
Body System: Endocrine System
Grey
CANNABIS-BASED products for medicinal use
Date Posted: 01 - Nov - 2018
Body System: Nervous system
Amber retained
CARIPRAZINE hard capsules (Reagila®▼) for the treatment of schizophrenia in adult patients
Date Posted: 25 - Sep - 2019
Body System: Nervous system
Red
CERTOLIZUMAB injection (Cimzia®) in rheumatological conditions
Date Posted: 11 - Apr - 2018
Body System: Musculoskeletal system
Red
CERTOLIZUMAB PEGOL solution for injection (Cimzia®) for Plaque Psoriasis
Date Posted: 22 - May - 2019
Body System: Skin
Amber retained
CICLOSPORIN 1mg/mL eye drops (Verkazia®) for the treatment of severe vernal keratoconjunctivitis (VKC) in children from 4 years of age and adolescents
Date Posted: 25 - Sep - 2019
Body System: Eye
Amber initiated
COLESEVELAM HYDROCHLORIDE (Cholestagel®)
Date Posted: 26 - Sep - 2017
Body System: Gastro-intestinal system
Black
COLLAGENASE CLOSTRIDIUM HISTOLYTICUM injection (Xiapex®) for Peyronie's disease
Date Posted: 31 - Jan - 2018
Body System: Genito-urinary system
Black
COMBINATION PRODUCTS, ORAL
Date Posted: 23 - Jun - 2015
Body System: General prescribing advice
NHS England
CONESTAT ALFA (Ruconest®▼)
Date Posted: 14 - Nov - 2017
Body System: Immune system
Black
CO-PROXAMOL tablets
Date Posted: 01 - Nov - 2018
Body System: Nervous system