Drug & Therapeutics Subcommittee



D&T Subcommittee Meeting 24 September 2018

posted Oct 15, 2018, 12:58 AM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Oct 15, 2018, 1:14 AM ]


 No.


 Drug Name

 Decision
 
 1)

 Oxycodone Hydrochloride 10mg/mL Injection
 (Oxynorm)


 Rejected as UMMC Formulary. 
 Available in UMSC for purchase.
 
 2)

 Alirocumab 75mg Injection
 Alirocumab 150mg Injection 
 (Praluent)


 Rejected as Special Formulary.
 Apply for use via BUK form on named patient basis.

 
 3)

 Liraglutide 1.8mg Injection 
 (Victoza)

 To be discussed again in next D&T Meeting in December    2018.
 
 4)

 Linagliptin 5mg Tablet 
 (Trajenta)

 Agreed to to switch Sitagliptin (350 subsidy cards) to   Linagliptin (350 subsidy cards) in Outpatient Pharmacy in   the next tender due in 2020.

 
 5)

 Macitentan 10mg Tablet 
 (Opsumit)
 

 Agreed to accept Macitentan as Special Formulary to   replace Bosentan 125mg Tablet (Tracleer).

 
 6)

 Glycopyrronium 50mcg Inhalation Capsule
 (Seebri Breezhaler)

 Rejected as Special Formulary.
 Available in UMSC for purchase.
 
 7)

 Celecoxib 200mg Capsule
 (Celebrex)

 Agreed to supply Celecoxib to Orthopedics in-patients for   acute pain management of fractures pre-operation and
 post-operation up to maximum of 20 capsules in total. 
 
 8)

 Dapagliflozin 10mg Tablet
 (Forxiga)

 Rejected to add new prescribers, to maintain current   restriction.
 
 9)

 Ketosteril Tablet
 

 No new patients with immediate effect.
 Pharmacy to continue supplying for existing 164 AP patients   until 31 December 2019.
 All patients to pay full cost and not claimable effective 1   January 2020.

 
10)

 Olodaterol 2.5mcg Inhalation Solution
 (Striverdi Respimat)
 

 Agreed to change from UMMC Formulary to Special   Formulary.

 
11)

 Tacrolimus 0.5mg Capsule
 Tacrolimus 1mg Capsule
 (Prograf)
 

 Rejected to add 20 subsidy cards for the indication of Lupus   Nephritis, to maintain current restriction.

 
12)

 Vildagliptin 50mg Tablet
 (Galvus)
 

 Deleted.

 
13)

 Vildagliptin 50mg Metformin 850mg Tablet
 Vildagliptin 50mg Metformin 1000mg Tablet
 (GalvusMet)
 

 Deleted.

 
14)

 Sitagliptin 100mg Tablet
 (Januvia)
 

 Deleted.
 To be replaced by Linagliptin in the next tender once current   tender ends in year 2020.

 
15)

 Sitagliptin 50mg Metformin 850mg Tablet
 Sitagliptin 50mg Metformin 1000mg Tablet
 (JanuMet)


 Deleted.

 
16)

 Bosentan 125mg Tablet
 (Tracleer)
 

 Deleted.

 
17)

 Sertraline 50mg Tablet
 (Zoloft)
 

 Deleted.

 
18)

 Alendronate 70mg Cholecalciferol 5600iu Tablet   (Fosamax Plus)
 

 Deleted.

 
19)

 Etoposide 50mg Capsule
 

 Deleted.

 
20)

 Granisetron 1mg Tablet
 

 Deleted.
 
21)

 Pilocarpine 2% Eye Drop
 Pilocarpine 4% Eye Drop
 

 Deleted.


Disclaimer: 
For new drug request, physical stock availability will depend on procurement processes. 
Tender items will take about 3-6 months, non tender items will take about 1-3 months. 
Online formulary will be updated once physical stock is available or has depleted in UMMC Pharmacy.

D&T Subcommittee Meeting 4 June 2018

posted Jun 24, 2018, 6:14 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Jun 24, 2018, 6:15 PM ]

 
 No.


 Drug Name

 Decision
 
 1)

 Fluticasone Propionate 125mcg Formoterol 5mcg
 Inhaler
 Fluticasone Propionate 250mcg Formoterol 10mcg
 Inhaler
 (Flutiform)


 Accepted only one strength (Fluticasone Propionate 125mcg
 Formoterol 5mcg 
Inhaler) as Special Formulary.
 
 2)

 Benzydamine Hydrochloride 0.3% Spray 
 (Difflam Forte Throat Spray)

 Rejected to add new prescribers, to maintain current
 restrictions.

 
 3)

 Ibuprofen 20mg/mL Oral Suspension

 Accepted as Standard Formulary for paediatrics with Patent 
 Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) only.
 
 4)

 Desmopressin 200mcg Tablet 
 (Minirin)

 Agreed to add Paediatric Nephrologist as prescriber for
 paediatrics with Primary Nocturnal Enuresis (PNE) only.

 
 5)

 Dinoprostone 10mg Vaginal Delivery System
 (Cervidil)
 

 Rejected.

 
 6)

 Rituximab 1400mg/11.7mL Solution for SC
 Injection
 (MabThera SC)


 Accepted as Special Formulary (upon request).
 
 7)

 Fentanyl 100mcg Sublingual Tablet
 Fentanyl 200mcg Sublingual Tablet
 Fentanyl 400mcg Sublingual Tablet
 (Abstral)
 

 Accepted as Special Formulary (200 and 400mcg
 upon request).

 
 8)

 Dolutegravir 50mg Tablet 
 (Tivicay)

 Agreed to have 40 subsidy cards.
 Changed Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) regimen to
 Tenofovir / Emtricitabine + Dolutegravir.

 
 9)

 Lopinavir 200mg Ritonavir 50mg Tablet 
 (Kaletra)
 

 Agreed to change 20 Kaletra's subsidy cards to 20
 Dolutegravir's subsidy cards.
 Total Kaletra's subsidy cards will now be 130. (Refer Item 8)

 
10)

 Raltegravir 400mg Tablet 
 (Tivicay)
 

 Agreed to replace all 20 Raltegravir's subsidy cards with 20
 Dolutegravir's subsidy cards. (Refer Item 8)

 
11)

 Beclometasone 100mcg Formoterol 6mcg Inhaler
 (Foster)
 

 Deleted.

 
12)

 Nimodipine 30mg Tablet 
 (Nimotop)
 

 Deleted.

 
13)

 Etoricoxib 60mg Tablet 
 (Arcoxia)
 

 Deleted.

 
14)

 Esomeprazole 40mg Injection
 (Nexium)
 

 Deleted.

 
15)

 Lercanidipine 10mg Tablet
 (Zanidip)  
 

 Deleted.

 
16)

 Asenapine 5mg Dispersible Wafer
 (Saphris)
 

 Deleted.

 
17)

 Pentosan Polysulfate 100mg Capsule
 (Elmiron)
 

 Deleted.

 
18)

 Amoxicillin 1000mg Tablet 
 (Ospamox)
 

 Deleted.

 
19)

 Levocetirizine 5mg Tablet
 (Xyzal)
 

 Deleted.

 
20)

 Fluconazole 150mg Capsule
 (Diflucan)
 

 Deleted.

 
21)

 Carboxymethycellulose 0.5% Eye Drop
 (Optive Advanced)
 

 Deleted.

 
22)

 Ethinylestradiol 20mcg Desogestrel 150mcg Tablet
 (Mercilon)
 

 Deleted.

 
23)

 Chlorhexidine 0.015% Cetrimide 0.15% Irrigation
 Solution (30mL)
 

 Deleted.

 
24)

 Ambroxol 30mg Tablet
 (Mucosolvan)
 

 Deleted.

 
25)

 Paracetamol 500mg Injection
 (Paracetamol Kabi)
 

 Deleted.


Disclaimer: 
For new drug request, physical stock availability will depend on procurement processes. 
Tender items will take about 3-6 months, non tender items will take about 1-3 months. 
Online formulary will be updated once physical stock is available or has depleted in UMMC Pharmacy.

D&T Subcommittee Meeting 12 March 2018

posted Jun 17, 2018, 7:26 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Jun 19, 2018, 7:51 PM ]

 
 No.


 Drug Name

 Decision
 
 1)

 Diacerein 50mg Capsules
 (Artrodar)


 Rejected.

 
 2)

 Fosfomycin Trometamol 3gm Sachet
 (Monurol)


 Rejected.


 
 3)

 Interferon Alfa 2A 135mcg and 180mcg Injection 
 (Pegasys)


 Agreed to add Hematologist as prescriber with restrictions.
 
 4)

 Ketoprofen 30mg Transdermal Patch 

 Rejected.

 
 5)

 Cefuroxime 4mg/0.4mL Intracameral Injection
 

 Accepted as Standard Formulary.

 
 6)

 Sodium Picosulfate 10mg Magnesium Oxide 3.5gm
 Anhydrous Citric Acid 12gm
 (Pico-Salax)
 

 Accepted as Standard Formulary for pediatrics only.

 
 7)

 Naltrexone 50mg Tablet
 

 Deleted.

 
 8)

 Peg-Filgrastin 6mg/0.6mL Injection
 (Peglasta)
 

 Deleted.

 
 9)

 Imipenem 500mg Cilastatin 500mg Injection
 

 Deleted.


Disclaimer: 
For new drug request, physical stock availability will depend on procurement processes. 
Tender items will take about 3-6 months, non tender items will take about 1-3 months. 
Online formulary will be updated once physical stock is available or has depleted in UMMC Pharmacy.

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