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 ]


 Drug Name


 Oxycodone Hydrochloride 10mg/mL Injection

 Rejected as UMMC Formulary. 
 Available in UMSC for purchase.

 Alirocumab 75mg Injection
 Alirocumab 150mg Injection 

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


 Liraglutide 1.8mg Injection 

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

 Linagliptin 5mg Tablet 

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


 Macitentan 10mg Tablet 

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


 Glycopyrronium 50mcg Inhalation Capsule
 (Seebri Breezhaler)

 Rejected as Special Formulary.
 Available in UMSC for purchase.

 Celecoxib 200mg Capsule

 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. 

 Dapagliflozin 10mg Tablet

 Rejected to add new prescribers, to maintain current   restriction.

 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.


 Olodaterol 2.5mcg Inhalation Solution
 (Striverdi Respimat)

 Agreed to change from UMMC Formulary to Special   Formulary.


 Tacrolimus 0.5mg Capsule
 Tacrolimus 1mg Capsule

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


 Vildagliptin 50mg Tablet



 Vildagliptin 50mg Metformin 850mg Tablet
 Vildagliptin 50mg Metformin 1000mg Tablet



 Sitagliptin 100mg Tablet

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


 Sitagliptin 50mg Metformin 850mg Tablet
 Sitagliptin 50mg Metformin 1000mg Tablet



 Bosentan 125mg Tablet



 Sertraline 50mg Tablet



 Alendronate 70mg Cholecalciferol 5600iu Tablet   (Fosamax Plus)



 Etoposide 50mg Capsule



 Granisetron 1mg Tablet


 Pilocarpine 2% Eye Drop
 Pilocarpine 4% Eye Drop


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.