Formulary assessment – estradiol/progesterone (Bijuve) for HRT

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.

A New Drug Evaluation is also available on this topic. New Drug Evaluations are concise, structured evidence reviews which cover efficacy, safety, place in therapy, and cost.

Estradiol / progesterone (Bijuve®) for hormone replacement therapy in postmenopausal women

Overview

New Drug Evaluations are concise, structured reviews of new drugs recently launched within the NHS. These documents seek to provide a brief overview of the efficacy, safety and cost of new drugs.

Download the full review below to read more.

NICE has accredited the process used by the Regional Drug and Therapeutics Centre to produce New Drug Evaluations. Accreditation is valid until the 31st of December 2023.
For more information visit www.nice.org/accreditation

A Formulary Assessment Tool is also available on this topic. Formulary Assessment Tools are pre-populated templates with space for local adaptation, to reduce duplication and support decision-making.

Formulary assessment – estradiol spray (Lenzetto)

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.

Formulary assessment – testosterone 2% gel (Tostran) in post-menopausal women

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.

Insulin aspart Sanofi (Trurapi): Biosimilar Insulin Aspart

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.

Insulin aspart Sanofi (Trurapi®▼) is the first biosimilar of insulin aspart (NovoRapid®). It is licensed for the treatment of diabetes mellitus in adults, adolescents, and children aged >1 year. This publication reviews its efficacy and safety, and the limitations of the evidence.

Estradiol spray for the treatment of menopausal symptoms

New Drug Evaluations are concise, structured reviews of new drugs recently launched within the NHS. These documents seek to provide a brief overview of the efficacy, safety and cost of new drugs.

Download the full review below to read more.

NICE has accredited the process used by the Regional Drug and Therapeutics Centre to produce New Drug Evaluations. Accreditation is valid until the 31st of December 2023.
For more information visit www.nice.org/accreditation

Drugs affecting bone metabolism

Overview

This report looks at prescribing trends in primary care for Drugs affecting bone metabolism at CCG and STP level with selected substances analysed at presentation level and also explores associations between prescribing and hospital admissions relating to hip fractures.

If you have any queries about the content of the report please contact us at nuth.nyrdtc.rxsupp@nhs.net

Frequency

Bi-annually

Data Period

April 2018 to March 2021

Fast acting insulin lispro for the treatment of diabetes mellitus

Overview

New Drug Evaluations are concise, structured reviews of new drugs recently launched within the NHS. These documents seek to provide a brief overview of the efficacy, safety and cost of new drugs.

Ultra-rapid acting insulin lispro (Lyumjev®▼, Lilly) is a new formulation of insulin lispro with added treprostinil and citrate to produce a more rapid onset of action. It is the second ultra-rapid acting insulin analogue to be launched after Fiasp®▼.

Download the full review below to read more.

NICE has accredited the process used by the Regional Drug and Therapeutics Centre to produce New Drug Evaluations. Accreditation is valid until the 31st of December 2023.
For more information visit www.nice.org/accreditation

Drugs used in Diabetes

Overview

This report looks at prescribing trends in primary care for Drugs used in Diabetes at CCG and STP level with particular focus on insulins, anti-diabetic drugs and diagnostic & monitoring devices. Prescribing data is weighted with QoF registers, and also uses HES data to measure prescribing to outcomes.

If you have any queries about the content of the report please contact us at nuth.nyrdtc.rxsupp@nhs.net

Frequency

Quarterly

Data Period

April 2019 to March 2022

Cardiovascular outcomes associated with SGLT2 inhibitors (update 2)

Overview

Medicines in Practice is a series of evidence–based publications specifically designed to support stakeholder medicines optimisation services. The series aims to maximise health gains through the optimum use of medicines, by influencing and changing prescribing behaviour.

The sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors canagliflozin, dapagliflozin, empagliflozin and ertugliflozin are licensed for the improvement of glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes, a population at increased risk of cardiovascular events. Recent clinical trials and cohort studies have assessed whether the SGLT2 inhibitors reduce this risk.

Download the full review below to read more.