Medicines

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

Liraglutide

Brand: Victoza®
NICE TA: 
Indication: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (NICE NG28)
Disease category: Endocrine system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

NICE TA203 replace by NICE NG28

The LMMG recommends liraglutide (Victoza®) as the 2nd line GLP‑1 agonist (1st line — dulaglutide or weekly exenatide)

Recommendation

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

Supporting documents:

NICE NG28 - Type 2 diabetes in adults: management

Algorithm For Antihyperglycaemic Therapy In Adults With Type II (Version 1.5) (454.0 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

Amber

Green

Green