Medicines

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

Sodium hyaluronate and Triamcinolone hexacetonide

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NICE TA: 
Indication: Osteoarthritis
Disease category: Musculoskeletal & Joint Diseases
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PbR excluded: 

Background

NICE do not recommend the use of sodium hyaluronate for treatment of osteoarthritis

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Black
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Reason for decision:  Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire

Supporting documents:

NICE CG 177 - Osteoarthritis: Care and management in adults

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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