Medicines

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

Brivaracetam

Brand: Briviact ®
NICE TA: 
Indication: Adjunctive therapy in the treatment of partial-onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation in adult, adolescents and children from 4 years of age with epilepsy
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

• Primary care prescribers must be familiar with the drug to take on prescribing responsibility or must get the required information.
• When recommending or handing over care, specialists should ask primary care prescribers to take over prescribing responsibility, and should give enough information about the indication, dose, monitoring requirements, use outside product licence and any necessary dose adjustments to allow them to confidently prescribe.

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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