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.