Medicines

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

Biphasic insulin (Short-acting analogues)

Brand: Novomix 30 FlexPen ®, Humalog Mix KwikPen ®
NICE TA: 
Indication: Type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus
Disease category: Endocrine system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Must be commenced by a healthcare professional who is appropriately trained and experienced in the initiation of insulin.
The LMMG recommends:
•1st line Novomix 30 FlexPen®
•2nd line Humalog Mix25 and Mix50 KwikPen®

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Green
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Reason for decision:  Suitable for initiation in primary care

Supporting documents:

Algorithm For Antihyperglycaemic Therapy In Adults With Type II (Version 1.4) (585.4 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

Green

Green

Green

Green

Green

Green