Medicines

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

Thyroid Extracts

Brand: e.g. Armour thyroid
NICE TA: 
Indication: Hypothyroidism
Disease category: Endocrine
Commissioning responsibility: CCG
PbR excluded: No

Background

The prescribing of unlicensed Liothyronine and Thyroid extract products is not supported

Recommendation

LMMG recommendation: Black
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Reason for decision:  Not recommended for prescribing on the NHS in Lancashire

Supporting documents:

Updated RMOC Guidance Prescribing of Liothyronine

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

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