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Escitalopram

Indication

Generalised anxiety disorder
MHRA Drug Safety Update - Citalopram and escitalopram: QT interval prolongation
*FOR FYLDE & WYRE CCG ONLY* - Consultant initiated, only after Sertraline tried.
Green

Brand:

Nice TA:

Commissioning responsibility:

CCG

PbR excluded:

No

BNF chapter:
Central nervous system

Background

LSCMMG is adopting the local decision made prior to April 2013
The colour classification was determined as part of the collaborative work between LCFT and medicines Management leads. Local pathways and patient safety were taken into consideration.

Recommendation

LSCMMG Recommendation:

Green

Reason for decision:

Suitable for initiation in primary care

Supporting documents:

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups

Green
Pending
Green
Green
Green
Green
Green
Pending
What do the colours mean?

Last Updated: 01 - May - 2013