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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

Amber initiated
FERRIC MALTOL 30mg hard capsules (Feraccru®) or the treatment of iron deficiency anaemia in adult patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Date Posted: 28 - Feb - 2018
Body System: Blood and blood-forming organs
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FERRIC MALTOL hard capsules (Feraccru®) for iron deficiency in adults
Date Posted: 21 - Jun - 2018
Body System: Blood and blood-forming organs
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FINASTERIDE 5mg tablets
Date Posted: 28 - Mar - 2018
Body System: Genito-urinary system
Amber initiated
FLASH GLUCOSE MONITOR (FreeStyle Libre®)
Date Posted: 31 - Jul - 2019
Body System: Endocrine System
PHE
FLUENZ®▼ nasal spray
Date Posted: 14 - Nov - 2017
Body System: Anti-infective
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FLUOCINOLONE intravitreal implant (Iluvien®) for non-infectious uveitis
Date Posted: 25 - Sep - 2019
Body System: Eye
Grey
FREMANEZUMAB pre-filled syringe for injection (Ajovy®▼) for prophylaxis of migraine
Date Posted: 25 - Jul - 2019
Body System: Nervous system
Black
FULVESTRANT solution for injection (Faslodex®)
Date Posted: 28 - Feb - 2018
Body System: Malignant disease