Medicines

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

Glimepiride

Brand: 
NICE TA: 
Indication: Type 2 diabetes
Disease category: Endocrine system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

The LMMG recommends glimepiride as the 2nd line sulfonylurea (1st line — gliclazide).

Recommendation

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

Supporting documents:

Algorithm For Antihyperglycaemic Therapy In Adults With Type II (Version 1.4) (585.4 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

Green

Green

Green

Green

Green

Green