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.