Medicines

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

Oxcarbazepine

Brand: Trileptal®
NICE TA: 
Indication: Treatment of epilepsy
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal®) is recommended for use as monotherapy or adjunctive therapy in partial (focal) epilepsy only when carbamazepine, lamotrigine, sodium valproate and levetiracetam are not appropriate or not tolerated.

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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