Medicines

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

Low Molecular Weight Heparins

Brand: Enoxaparin® Dalteparin® Tinzaparin®
NICE TA: 
Indication: Various indications
Disease category: Cardiovascular system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Low Molecular Weight Heparins can be used for a variety of indications and prescribed by a diverse group of health professionals. Prescribers should refer to their individual organisations formularies and prescribing protocols for specific guidance. A General Guide to LMWH Prescribing is available on the LMMG guidelines page.

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: See LMWH Summary Prescribing Guide for more details
Click here to find the definitions for the colour classifications

Reason for decision:  The colour classification is dependant on the indication. See LMWH Summary Prescribing Guide for more details

Supporting documents:

Low Molecular Weight Heparins Summary Prescribing Guide (Version 1.3) (444.8 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

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