Medicines

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

Ivermectin

Brand: Soolantra ®
NICE TA: 
Indication: Topical treatment of inflammatory lesions of rosacea (papulopustular) in adults
Disease category: Skin
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Appropriate for initiation and on-going prescribing in both primary and secondary care. To be used as an alternative treatment when metronidazole and azelaic acid topical preparations are not effective, contraindicated or not tolerated by the patient. Ivermectin cream may be tried for a 3 month period, at which point it can be stopped if not effective or continued if effective.

Recommendation

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

Supporting documents:

New Medicine Recommendation - Ivermectin (635.0 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

Green

Green

Green

Green

Green

Green