Medicines

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

Tacrolimus (topical)

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NICE TA: 82
Indication: Topical treatment for atopic dermatitis (NICE TA82)
Disease category: Skin
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

LMMG is adopting the local decisions made prior to April 2013

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Amber0
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Reason for decision:  Suitable for GP prescribing following recommendation/initiation by specialist

Supporting documents:

NICE TA82 - Tacrolimus and pimecrolimus for atopic eczema 

MHRA Drug Safety Update - Tacrolimus ointment (Protopic): possible risk of malignancies including lymphomas and skin cancers

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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