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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 […]

Flash glucose monitoring prescribing update – Freestyle Libre

This publication highlights the variation in flash glucose monitoring prescribing, specifically Freestyle Libre, in people with Type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). Prescribing is considered both in terms of the percentage of unique people prescribed this type of monitoring system and also the prescribing volume in 19/20 relative to the NHS England (NHSE) National funding arrangements. […]

Comparison of GLP 1 Agonists (update November 2020)

Comparison tables are produced for prescribers and medicines management teams. They are designed to assist in prescribing and decision-making within a specific therapeutic area. Several glucagon-like peptide receptor 1 agonists are marketed, with differences in licensing, formulation, and administration. This comparison table allows prescribers and other healthcare professionals to easily compare the characteristics of these […]

Comparison of SGLT2 inhibitors (update)

Comparison tables are produced for prescribers and medicines management teams. They are designed to assist in prescribing and decision-making within a specific therapeutic area. Several sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors are marketed. This comparison table allows prescribers and other healthcare professionals to easily compare the characteristics of these medicines.

Ertugliflozin for type 2 diabetes

Ertugliflozin is the fourth sodium glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitor to be licensed in the UK. It is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise control to improve glycaemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes.