Medicines

Here you will find the recommendations we have made about the use of individual medicines in Lancashire.

Actipatch®

Brand: Actipatch®
NICE TA: 
Indication: Treatment of pain in knee osteoarthritis and plantar fasciitis
Disease category: Musculoskeletal system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

ActiPatch is not recommended for treatment of chronic pain (presence of pain for longer than 3 months) associated with knee osteoarthritis and plantar fasciitis.

The evidence was not sufficient to demonstrate the product’s efficacy.

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Black
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Reason for decision:  Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire

Supporting documents:

New Medicine Recommendation - Actipatch (578.7 KiB)

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups:

NHS Blackburn With Darwen CCG and NHS East Lancashire CCG NHS Blackpool CCG NHS Chorley and South Ribble CCG and NHS Greater Preston CCG NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG NHS Morecambe Bay CCG NHS West Lancashire CCG

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