Medicines

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

Vortioxetine

Brand: Brintellix┬«
NICE TA: 367
Indication: Major depressive episodes (NICE TA367)
Disease category: Central nervous system
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

Vortioxetine is recommended as an option for treating major depressive episodes in adults whose condition has responded inadequately to 2 antidepressants within the current episode

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Green
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Reason for decision:  Suitable for initiation in primary care

Supporting documents:

NICE TA367 - Vortioxetine for treating major depressive episodes

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

Amber

Green

Green

Green

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Green