Medicines

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

Methylnaltrexone

Brand: 
NICE TA: 277
Indication: Opioid induced bowel dysfunction in palliative care (NICE TA 277 terminated)
Disease category: Gastro-intestinal system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Black
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Reason for decision:  NICE is unable to recommend the use in the NHS because no evidence submission was received from the manufacturer of the technology

Supporting documents:

NICE TA277 - Methylnaltrexone for treating opioid-induced bowel dysfunction in people with advanced illness receiving palliative care (terminated appraisal)  

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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