Medicines

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

Fluorides

Brand: 
NICE TA: 
Indication: Prophylaxis of dental caries
Disease category: Nutrition and blood
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

The LMMG recommend that high concentration fluoride toothpaste is only prescribed by General Dental Practitioners.

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Red
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Reason for decision:  In line with a previous recommendation of the Lancashire Dental Transformation Board

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

Red

Red