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Tiotropium Respimat 2.5microgram solution for inhalation

Green

Brand:

Spiriva Respimat

Nice TA:

Commissioning responsibility:

CCG

PbR excluded:

No

BNF chapter:
Respiratory system

Background

In line with the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency guidance released on the 12th February 2015, LSCMMG reminds prescribers to review the risk of cardiovascular side effects when prescribing tiotropium (via Respimat or Handihaler) to patients with certain cardiac conditions, who were excluded from clinical trials of tiotropium (including TIOSPIR).

Recommendation

LSCMMG Recommendation:

Green

Reason for decision:

Suitable for initiation in primary care

Supporting documents:

Decisions of Lancashire local decision making groups

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Last Updated: 01 - Mar - 2015