Medicines

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

Fluoxetine

Brand: 
NICE TA: 
Indication: Depressive illness, Bulimia nervosa, obsessive compulsive disorder
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Green
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Reason for decision:  Suitable for initiation in primary care

Supporting documents:

MHRA Drug Safety Update  - Fluoxetine: possible small risk of congenital cardiac defects

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

Green

Green