Medicines

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

Tapentadol modified release

Brand: Palexia┬« SR
NICE TA: 
Indication: Chronic severe pain in adults
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Black
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Reason for decision:  LMMG not recommended

Supporting documents:

LMMG New Medicine Recommnedation - Tapentadol SR (466.8 KiB)

*FOR WEST LANCASHIRE CCG ONLY* - In agreement with Southport and Ormskirk hospital, patients will be stabilised before transferring to Primary care.

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

Black

Black

Black

Black

Amber0 (see above)