D&T Subcommittee Meeting 10 December 2018

posted Jan 21, 2019, 6:55 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Jan 21, 2019, 6:55 PM ]

No.


 Drug Name

 Decision
 
 1)

Posaconazole 100mg M/R Tablet
(Noxafil)


Agreed to accept as Special Formulary to replace Posaconazole 40mg/mL Suspension.
 
 
 2)

Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate 300mg Emtricitabine 200mg Efavirenz 600mg Tablet


Agree to accept as Standard Formulary as an add-on to currently available antiretroviral agents in the UMMC's Formulary.

 
 3)

Brinzolamide 1% Brimonidine 0.2% Ophthalmic Suspension
(Simbrinza)


Agree to accept as Special Formulary.

 
 4)

Pimecrolimus 1% Cream
(Elidel)

Agree to accept as Special Formulary for mild to moderate atopic dermatitis (Dermatologists only).

 
 5)

Aripiprazole 400mg Prolonged Release Injection
(Abilify Maintena)
 

Rejected as Special Formulary.

 
 6)

Citrate Solution (5L)
(Prismocitrate 18/0)

Agree to accept as Standard Formulary.
 
 7)

Rilpivirine 25mg Tablet 
(Edurant)

Rejected as Special Formulary.
Costs more than existing agents available in the UMMC's Formulary
Available in UMSC for purchase. 
 
 8)

Liraglutide 1.8mg Injection 
(Victoza)

Rejected to add Cardiologists as prescribers, to maintain current restriction.
There are other existing oral anti-diabetes agents that Cardiologists can prescribe at a lower cost in the UMMC's Formulary.

 
 9)

 Alteplase 50mg Injection
 

Acknowledged on the agreement of Pharmacy Department  to increase to 30 sets per year (effective October 2018).

 
10)

Nicotine 10mg Patch
(Nicorette)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary.
Slow moving and stocks expired.

 
11)

 Nicotine 15mg Patch
(Nicorette)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary. 
Slow moving and stocks expired.

 
12)

 Nicotine 25mg Patch
(Nicorette)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary. 
Slow moving and stocks expired.

 
13)

Afatinib 50mg Tablet
(Giotrif)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary.
Company discontinuation. 
Availability of 30mg and 40mg preparations in the UMMC's Formulary.

 
14)

Dronedarone 400mg Tablet
(Multaq)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary.
Company discontinuation.

 
15)

Efavirenz 200mg Tablet
(Stocrin)


Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary.
Company discontinuation.
Availability of Efavirenz 600mg Tablet preparation in the UMMC's Formulary.

 
16)

Vardenafil 10mg Tablet
(Levitra)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary.
Availability of alternatives in the UMMC's Formulary.

 
17)

Vardenafil 20mg Tablet 
(Levitra)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary. 
Availability of alternatives in the UMMC's Formulary.

 
18)

Strontium Ranelate 2gm Powder
(Protaxos)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary. 
Company discontinuation.

 
19)

Buprenorphine 10mg Patch
(Sovenor)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary. 
Company discontinuation. 
Availability of Buprenorphine 5mg Patch preparation in the UMMC's Formulary.

 
20)

Lamivudine 100mg Tablet
(Zeffix)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary.
Slow moving and as per agreement by Gastroenterology Team.
Availability of alternatives in the UMMC's Formulary.

 
21)

Adefovir 10mg Tablet
(Hepsera)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary. 
Slow moving and as per agreement by Gastroenterology Team. 
Availability of alternatives in the UMMC's Formulary.

 
22)

Isotretinoin 10mg Capsule
(Roaccutane)
 

Pharmacy to obtain consent from Dermatology Team before deleting from Special Formulary, to maintain current restriction.

 
23)

Isotretinoin 20mg Capsule
(Roaccutane)
 

Pharmacy to obtain consent from Dermatology Team before deleting from Special Formulary, to maintain current restriction.

 
24)

Interferon Alfa-2B 18 million units Injection
(Intron A)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary. 
Company discontinuation.

 
25)

Interferon Alfa-2B 30 million units Injection
(Intron A) 
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary. 
Company discontinuation.

 
26)

Abciximab 10mg/mL Injection
(Repro)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary.
Company discontinuation.

 
27)

Posaconazole 40mg/mL Suspension
(Noxafil)
 

Agree to delete from the UMMC's formulary.  
Replaced by Posaconazole M/R Tablet.



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.