Formulary assessment – Methylphenidate 2mg/ml oral solution

Formulary assessment tools are templates to support local decision making. They list NICE guidance, MHRA safety advice, and other relevant high quality advice and guidelines relevant to making decisions for local formularies.

The templates are pre-populated with useful information to reduce duplication of effort, with space for the addition of local information as appropriate. The purpose of the document is to support consistent decision making by formulary groups and APCs.

This information is produced for use by NHS healthcare professionals and RDTC stakeholders.

Budget impact of methylphenidate modified release tablet choice

The purpose of this bulletin is to highlight the difference in cost between bioequivalent methylphenidate modified release (MR) tablets. It considers the budget impact of MR tablet choice and shows the yearly primary care spend on all methylphenidate XL tablets, and the proportion of this spend on each of the available brands.

Solriamfetol for obstructive sleep apnoea

Overview

Evaluation reports aim to give objective information and guidance on medicines and medical devices to commissioners of health services, prescribers and others. They include efficacy, adverse effects, place in treatment and arrangements for prescribing.

Solriamfetol is indicated to improve wakefulness and reduce excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adult patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) whose EDS has not been satisfactorily treated by primary OSA therapy, such as continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP). This publication reviews its efficacy and safety, and the limitations of the evidence.

Solriamfetol is also licensed to improve wakefulness and reduce EDS in adults with narcolepsy with or without cataplexy (see separate RDTC evaluation).

Solriamfetol for narcolepsy

Overview

Evaluation reports aim to give objective information and guidance on medicines and medical devices to commissioners of health services, prescribers and others. They include efficacy, adverse effects, place in treatment and arrangements for prescribing.

Solriamfetol is indicated to improve wakefulness and reduce excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in adult patients with narcolepsy with or without cataplexy. This publication reviews its efficacy and safety, and the limitations of the evidence.

Solriamfetol is also licensed to improve wakefulness and reduce EDS in adults with obstructive sleep apnoea (see separate RDTC evaluation).