Medicines

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

Mercaptamine

Brand: Cystagon┬«
NICE TA: 
Indication: Nephropathic cystinosis
Disease category: Nutrition and blood
Commissioning responsibility: NHS England
PbR excluded: Yes

Background

Not suitable for GP prescribing. Supply arrangements to remain within secondary care following initiation by the specialist

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Red
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Reason for decision:  Specialist medicine

Supporting documents:

None

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

Red

Red

Red

Red