Medicines

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

Fluorouracil cream 5%

Brand: Efudix┬«
NICE TA: 
Indication: Treatment of small superficial basal-cell carcinomas in adults
Disease category: Skin
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Only to be prescribed by skin cancer specialists or a suitably qualified GP with specialist interest (GPwSI) with demonstrable clinical skills and competencies, training and experience

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Red
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Reason for decision:  Specialist medicine

Supporting documents:

LMMG New Medicine Recommendation - Imiquimod & 5FU Creams (280.0 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

Red

Red

Red

Red

Red

Green