Medicines

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

Tolcapone

Brand: TasmarĀ®
NICE TA: 
Indication: Tolcaponne as an adjunct to co-beneldopa or co-careldopa in Parkinson's disease with 'end-of-dose' motor fluctuations if another inhibitor of peripheral catechol-O-methyltransferase is inappropriate
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Tolcapone to be used as a third line COMT inhibitor

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Red
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Reason for decision:  Specialist medicine

Supporting documents:

None

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

Red

Red

Red

Red

Red