Medicines

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

Glatiramer

Brand: Copaxone®
NICE TA: 527
Indication: Multiple Sclerosis (NICE TA527)
Disease category: Immune system and Malignant Disease
Commissioning responsibility: NHS England
PbR excluded: Yes

Background

Glatiramer acetate is recommended as an option for treating multiple sclerosis, only if:
• the person has relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis and
• the company provides it according to the commercial arrangement.

Recommendation

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

Reason for decision:  Specialist medicine

Supporting documents:

NICE TA527 - Beta interferons and glatiramer acetate for treating multiple sclerosis

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

Red