Medicines

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

Ivabradine

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NICE TA: 267
Indication: Heart failure (NICE TA267), and chronic angina
Disease category: Cardiovascular system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

LMMG is adopting the local decision made prior to April 2013

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Amber0
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Reason for decision:  Suitable for GP prescribing following recommendation/initiation by specialist

Supporting documents:

Ivabradine Prescribing Information Sheet (see the Guidelines page for the most recent version)

NICE TA267 - Ivabradine for treating chronic heart failure 

MHRA Drug Safety Update - Ivabradine and the risk of cardiac side effects

MHRA Drug Safety Update - Ivabradine: carefully monitor for bradycardia

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

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