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October 2019 updates to website

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The website has now been updated following October’s LSCMMG

The following drugs have been added/updated:

Insulin glargine with lixisenatide (Suliqua®) — Type 2 diabetes mellitus [in combination with metformin]

Liothyronine (Tertroxin®) — Resistant Depression

Liothyronine (Tertroxin®) — Liothyronine as monotherapy for the Chronic Management of Hypothyroidism

Dietary supplements — Hypothyroidism

Iodine Containing Preparations — Hypothyroidism

Compounded Thyroid Hormones — Hypothyroidism

Thyroid Extracts (e.g. Armour Thyroid) — Hypothyroidism

The following Items will be updated and added to the website following November’s Joint Committee of CCGs (JCCCG) Meeting

Cariprazine (Reagila ®) — Treatment of schizophrenia in adult patients

Sodium Zirconium Cyclosilicate (Lokelma®) NICE TA 599 — Treating Hyperkalaemia

OTC Items that should not be routinely Prescribed in Primary Care — New

Rheumatoid Arthritis High Cost Drug Pathway —  Update