Medicines

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

Fentanyl immediate release

Brand: 
NICE TA: 
Indication: Non cancer pain
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

This colour classification is in agreement with the recommendations contained within both the NHS England and NHS Clinical Commissioners guidance document ‘Items which should not routinely be prescribed in primary care: Guidance for CCGs‘ published in November 2017 and the LMMG guidance ‘The Pharmacological Management of Adults with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain’

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Black
Click here to find the definitions for the colour classifications

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

Supporting documents:

Chronic Non Cancer Pain Guidelines (Version 3.1) (643.9 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

Black

Black

Black

Black

Black

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