Medicines

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

Buprenorphine sublingual tablets

Brand: Subutex®
NICE TA: 114
Indication: Opioid Dependence (NICE TA114)
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: NHS England
PbR excluded: No

Background

Different commissioning arrangements across locality

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Amber, Red
Click here to find the definitions for the colour classifications

Reason for decision:  Depending on local commissioning arrangements

Supporting documents:

NICE TA114 - Methadone and buprenorphine for the management of opioid dependence  

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

Amber

Amber2

Red

Red