Medicines

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

Ciclosporin

Brand: Ikervis®
NICE TA: 369
Indication: Dry eye disease that has not improved despite treatment with artificial tears (NICE TA369)
Disease category: Eye
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Ciclosporin is recommended as an option, within its marketing authorisation, for treating severe keratitis (inflammation of the cornea) in adult patients with dry eye disease that has not improved despite treatment with tear substitutes.

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Amber0
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Reason for decision:  Suitable for GP prescribing following recommendation/initiation by specialist

Supporting documents:

NICE TA369 - Ciclosporin for treating dry eye disease that has not improved despite treatment with artificial tears

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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