Medicines

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

Eflornithine

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NICE TA: 
Indication: Facial hirsutism
Disease category: Skin
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Eflornithine cream is not recommended for use across the Lancashire NHS health economy for the treatment of facial hirsutism. There is limited evidence of efficacy and significant improvement in quality of life. Other cosmetic treatments exist for the management of this condition.

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Black
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Reason for decision:  Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire

Supporting documents:

Eflornithine New Medicines Review (252.1 KiB)

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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