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Dexamethasone Implant

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Brand:

Nice TA:

349

Commissioning responsibility:

CCG

PbR excluded:

Yes

BNF chapter:
Eye

Background

Dexamethasone intravitreal implant is recommended as an option for treating diabetic macular oedema if:

  • it is used in an eye with an intraocular (pseudophakic) lens and
  • the diabetic macular oedema does not respond to non corticosteroid treatment, or such treatment is unsuitable.

Recommendation

LSCMMG Recommendation:

Red

Reason for decision:

Specialist medicine

Supporting documents:

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups

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Last Updated: 01 - Sep - 2015