Medicines

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

Eslicarbazepine acetate

Brand: Zebinix®
NICE TA: 
Indication: Adjunctive therapy in patients with partial-onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Eslicarbazepine acetate is recommended as adjunctive therapy in Adults and Children aged above 6 years with focal (partial onset) seizures with or without secondary generalisation, only for highly refractory patients in whom standard adjunctive treatment is ineffective or not tolerated.

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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