Decisions 22nd April 2014


  

Recent JFG Decisions

 

At the meeting on the 22nd April 2014 the following decisions / changes to the formulary were agreed

 

New Drug Requests

Approved

 

Relvar  

  • Approved for use in asthma and COPD when FEV1 <50%.

Dexmedetomodine

  • Approved for inclusion onto the formulary for use in NBT during awake craniotomies.

Dexmedetomodine

  • Approved for inclusion onto the formulary for sedation in Paediatric Intensive Care, UHBristol

Colobreathe inhaler

  • Approved for inclusion onto the formulary for the treatment of non-Cystic Fibrosis bronchiectasis patients who require treatment with colistimethate sodium but are unable to tolerate or comply with nebulisers. 

Regadenoson

  • Approved for inclusion onto the formulary for use in stress myocardial perfusion imagine scans 

 

Rejected

 

Dapoxetine

  • Rejected - the JFG considered dapoxetine not to be cost-effective option for the treatmetn of Premature ejacultaion. 

 

More information required 

Botulinum toxin A for the treatment of urinary incontinence

  • Clinically accepted, funding needs agreement.  

Alogliptin

  • Needs full review of the class 'gliptins' to ensure that the formulary can identify recommended and alternative options.

Linaclotide

  • Provissionally agreed, amber 1 month, SCP required.

 

Specialised Commissioning

 

None

 

Shared Care Protocols/TLS Change in Status

 

Rasagiline

  • TLS change from amber 3 months to green rejected.  However the JFG aprpoved a change to amber 1 month, and SCP to be altered.   

Stalevo

  • TLS change from amber 3 months to green rejected.  However the JFG aprpoved a change to amber 1 month, and SCP to be altered. 

Entacapone

  • TLS change from amber 3 months to green rejected.  However the JFG aprpoved a change to amber 1 month, and SCP to be altered. 

Rufinamide

  • TLS change from Red to amber 3 months accepted and new SCP. 

Peramapanel

  • TLS change from Red to amber 3 months accepted and new SCP. 

 

 

Last updated by: on 22-07-2014 14:06