D&T Subcommittee Meeting Bil. 02/2020

posted Sep 30, 2020, 8:56 PM by Rafidah binti Abd Rahim   [ updated Sep 30, 2020, 8:59 PM ]

No.

Drug Name

Decision

1

Daclatasvir 60mg Tablet (Daclavir)

Agreed to accept as Standard Formulary. Subsidy for 30 patients per year.

Pharmacy to request for additional funding from JPKA. Temporarily list in as Special Formulary while waiting for approval from JPKA.

2

Denosumab 60mg Injection
(Prolia)
Agreed to accept as Special Formulary.
First line: Alendronic acid.
Consider Denosumab if:
(1) eGFR < 35mL/min OR
(2) Treatment failure with oral bisphosphonates for at least 5 years or iv bisphosphonates for at least 3 years despite compliance.

3

Everolimus 2mg Tablet
(AFINITOR DISPERZ)
Rejected as Special Formulary. 
Suggest to apply for use via Borang Ubat Khas (BUK) on a named patient basis.

4

Everolimus 3mg Tablet
(AFINITOR DISPERZ)

Rejected as Special Formulary. 
Suggest to apply for use via Borang Ubat Khas (BUK) on a named patient basis.

5

Everolimus 5mg Tablet
(AFINITOR DISPERZ)

Rejected as Special Formulary. 
Suggest to apply for use via Borang Ubat Khas (BUK) on a named patient basis.

6

Remifentanyl 1mg Injection
(Ultiva)

Agreed to accept as Special Formulary.

7

Sirolimus 1mg Tablet (Rapamune)

Agreed to add Paediatric Onco - Hematologist and Paediatric Neurologist as prescribers.

Rejected to subsidized all paediatric patients, instead, subsidy for 3 paediatric patients per year only (on yearly rotational basis).

8

Sofosbuvir 400mg Tablet
(VIRSO)

Agreed to accept as Standard Formulary. Subsidy for 30 patients per year.

Pharmacy to request for additional funding from JPKA. Temporarily list in as Special Formulary while waiting for approval from JPKA.

9

Somatropin 6mg Injection
(Saizen Liquid)

Agreed to accept as Special Formulary.

Agreed to remove Somatropin 8mg Injection (Saizen) from the UMMC formulary.

10

Request as Special Formulary, to replace Somatropin 8mg Injection (Saizen).Rejected as Special Formulary.
Agreed to accept Somatropin 6mg Injection (Saizen Liquid) as Special Formulary.

11

Teriparatide 20mcg per dose Injection
(FORTEO)

Agreed to add Geriatrician as prescriber. 

12

Zoledronic Acid 5mg Injection
(Aclasta)

Agreed to add Geriatrician as prescriber. 

13

Dasabuvir 250mg Tablet
(Exviera)

Agreed to remove Dasabuvir 250mg Tablet (Exviera) from the UMMC Formulary.
Agreed to accept VIRSO and Daclavir as Standard Formulary in replace of Dasabuvir 250mg Tablet (Exviera).

14

Ombitasvir 12.5mg Paritaprevir 75mg Ritonavir 50mg Tablet
(Viekirax)
Agreed to remove Ombitasivir 12.5mg Paritaprevir 75mg Ritonavir 50mg Tablet (Viekirax) from the UMMC Formulary.
Accepted VIRSO and Daclavir as Standard Formulary in replace of Viekirax.

15

Paliperidone 3mg Extended-Release Tablet
(Invega)
Agreed to remove Paliperidone 3mg Extended-Release Tablet (Invega) from the UMMC Formulary.

16

Somatropin 8mg Injection
(Saizen)

Agreed to remove Somatropin 8mg Injection (Saizen) from the UMMC Formulary.
Agreed to accept Somatropin 6mg Injection (Saizen Liquid) as Special Formulary in replace of Somatropin 8mg Injection (Saizen).

Disclaimer: 

For new drug requests, 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.