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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

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E - Cigarettes
Date Posted: 05 - Oct - 2018
Body System: Nervous system
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EFLORNITHINE (Vaniqa®) cream
Date Posted: 01 - Nov - 2017
Body System: Skin
Amber recommended
Elasticated Viscose Stockinette (‘Viscose’) Garments (CliniFast®, Comfifast Easywrap®, Skinnies Viscose®, Tubifast 2-way stretch®)
Date Posted: 19 - Jul - 2018
Body System: Skin
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ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSE THERAPY (Actipatch®)
Date Posted: 25 - Sep - 2018
Body System: Nervous system
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ELTROMBOPAG film-coated tablets (Revolade®) for Acquired Severe Aplastic Anaemia (SAA)
Date Posted: 23 - May - 2017
Body System: Blood and blood-forming organs
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ELTROMBOPAG OLAMINE tablets (Revolade®) for chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)
Date Posted: 31 - Jan - 2019
Body System: Blood and blood-forming organs
Amber retained
ELUXADOLINE Tablets (Truberzi®▼)
Date Posted: 11 - Apr - 2018
Body System: Gastro-intestinal system
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ERENUMAB pre-filled syringes (Aimovig®▼)
Date Posted: 01 - Oct - 2018
Body System: Nervous system
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ERTUGLIFLOZIN film-coated tablets (Steglatro®▼) as monotherapy or with metformin for treating type 2 diabetes
Date Posted: 27 - Mar - 2019
Body System: Endocrine System
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ERTUGLIFLOZIN film-coated tablets (Steglatro®▼) in a triple therapy regimen for treating type 2 diabetes
Date Posted: 26 - Jun - 2019
Body System: Endocrine System
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ETANERCEPT injection (including biosimilars) in rheumatological conditions
Date Posted: 11 - Apr - 2018
Body System: Musculoskeletal system
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EVOLOCUMAB injection (Repatha SureClick®▼) for reduction of cardiovascular risk in adults with established atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
Date Posted: 26 - Jun - 2019
Body System: Cardiovascular system
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EZETIMIBE (Ezetrol®) for the prevention of cardiovascular events
Date Posted: 30 - Mar - 2016
Body System: Cardiovascular system