Medicines

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

Ciclosporin (capsules and solution)

Brand: 
NICE TA: 
Indication: For prophylaxis of graft rejection following organ transplantation
Disease category: Malignant Disease & Immunosuppression
Commissioning responsibility: NHS England
PbR excluded: Yes

Background

This is RED for new patients only. NHS England has set out its intention to repatriate the prescribing from primary care to specialised services. All existing patients should continue to receive their medication under existing arrangements until such a time as the repatriation date has been confirmed for each patient. The specialist centre will notify GPs with repatriation details prior to transfer.

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Red (new patients)
Click here to find the definitions for the colour classifications

Reason for decision:  Specialist medicine

Supporting documents:

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

Red

Red

Red (new patients)

Red

Red (new patients)

Red