Medicines

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

Capsaicin cream

Brand: 
NICE TA: 
Indication: Localised neuropathic pain (as per LMMG Guidelines)
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Recommended in line with the LMMG Neuropathic Pain in Adults Guidelines (see link in supporting information)

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Green
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Reason for decision:  Suitable for initiation in primary care in line with Neuropathic Pain Guideline

Supporting documents:

Neuropathic Pain in Adults Guidance (see Guidelines section for most recent version)

Neuropathic Pain in Adults Patient Information Leaflet (see Patient Information Leaflets section for most recent version)

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