Medicines

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

Dabigatran

Brand: Pradaxa®
NICE TA: 249
Indication: Prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation (NICE TA249)
Disease category: Cardiovascular system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Where a DOAC is considered to be the most appropriate anticoagulant, edoxaban is to be used 1st line for patients with non-valvular AF unless there is a specific clinical reason not to do so.

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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Green

Green

Green

Green

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