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


Indication: Restless Legs Syndrome (off-licence as per LMMG Guidelines)
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No


Recommended for restricted use in line with the LMMG Restless Legs Syndrome Guidance (see link in supporting information)


LMMG recommendation: Green (Restricted)
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Reason for decision:  Suitable for initiation in primary care in line with guidelines

Supporting documents:

The Management of Restless Legs Syndrome in Adults in Primary Care (see Guidelines section for most recent version)

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

Green (Restricted)

Green (restricted)

Green (Restricted)

Green (Restricted)