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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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TAPENTADOL immediate release preparations (Palexia®)
Date Posted: 11 - Apr - 2018
Body System: Nervous system
Amber initiated
TAPENTADOL prolonged release tablets (Palexia® SR)
Date Posted: 27 - Jun - 2018
Body System: Nervous system
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TESTOSTERONE preparations for testosterone deficiency in women
Date Posted: 25 - Sep - 2019
Body System: Endocrine System
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THYROID extracts, desiccated (e.g. Armour Thyroid®) for the management of hypothyroidism
Date Posted: 01 - Aug - 2019
Body System: Endocrine System
Amber initiated
TICAGRELOR tablets (Brilique®)
Date Posted: 22 - May - 2019
Body System: Cardiovascular system
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TILDRAKIZUMAB solution for injection (Ilumetri®▼) for moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
Date Posted: 22 - May - 2019
Body System: Skin
Grey
TIOTROPIUM inhalation (Spiriva Respimat®▼) for asthma in children and young people
Date Posted: 24 - May - 2018
Body System: Respiratory system
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TIOTROPIUM inhaler (Spiriva® Respimat®) in adults with asthma
Date Posted: 01 - Nov - 2018
Body System: Respiratory system
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TOCILIZUMAB (RoActemra®) in rheumatological conditions
Date Posted: 11 - Apr - 2018
Body System: Musculoskeletal system
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TOFACITINIB film-coated tablets (Xeljanz®▼) for moderately to severely active Ulcerative Colitis
Date Posted: 31 - Jan - 2019
Body System: Gastro-intestinal system
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TOFACITINIB film-coated tablets (Xeljanz®▼) for Psoriatic Arthritis
Date Posted: 30 - Nov - 2018
Body System: Musculoskeletal system
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TOLVAPTAN tablets (Samsca®) for the treatment of hyponatraemia secondary to the syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH)
Date Posted: 22 - May - 2019
Body System: Endocrine System
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TRAMADOL with DEXKETOPROFEN tablets (Skudexa)
Date Posted: 04 - Jun - 2018
Body System: Nervous system
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TRIMIPRAMINE capsules and tablets (Surmontil®)
Date Posted: 24 - Apr - 2019
Body System: Nervous system
Amber retained
TRIPTORELIN (Decapeptyl® SR)
Date Posted: 28 - Feb - 2018
Body System: Genito-urinary system