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 Formulary Chapter 8: Malignant disease and immunosuppression - Full Chapter
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08.01.05  Expand sub section  Other antineoplastic drugs
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Amsacrine
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Arsenic trioxide
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Bevacizumab
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Bexarotene to top
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Bortezomib
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Cetuximab
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Crisantaspase
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Dacarbazine and Temozolomide
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Hydroxycarbamide to top
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Ipilimumab
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Mitotane
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Panitumumab
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Pentostatin
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Platinum compounds to top
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Porfimer sodium and temoporfin
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Procarbazine
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Protein kinase inhibitors
Abemaciclib tablets  (Verzenios® )
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  • Abemaciclib tablets (Verzenios®)

Consultant Oncologist use only.

Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be dispensed.

 
Link  NICE TA563: Abemaciclib with an aromatase inhibitor for previously untreated, hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer (February 2019)
Link  NICE TA579: Abemaciclib with fulvestrant for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy (May 2019)
Link  NICE TA579: Abemaciclib with fulvestrant for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy (May 2019)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Afatinib (Giotrif®)
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Link  NICE TA310: Afatinib for treating epidermal growth factor receptor mutation-positive locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (April 2014)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Alectinib capsules  (Alecensa®)
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  • Alectinib Capsules (Alecensa®)

Consultant Medical Oncologist use only.

Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be dispensed.

 
Link  NICE TA536: Alectinib for untreated ALK-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (August 2018)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Bosutinib (Bosulif®)
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    Consultant Haematologist use only.

Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be dispensed.

 

 
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update: BCR-ABL tyrosine kinase inhibitors: risk of hepatitis B reactivation(May 2016)
Link  NICE TA401: Bosutinib for previously treated chronic myeloid leukaemia (August 2016)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Brigatinib tablets (Alunbrig®)
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  • Brigatinib tablets (Alunbrig®)

Consultant Medical Oncologist use only.

Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be dispensed.

 
Link  NICE TA571:Brigatinib for treating ALK-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer after crizotinib (March 2019)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Ceritinib capsules  (Zykadia®)
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  • Ceritinib Capsules (Zykadia®)


Consultant Medical Oncologist use only.

Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be dispensed.

 
Link  NICE TA395: Ceritinib for previously treated anaplastic lymphoma kinase positive non-small-cell lung cancer (June 2016)
Link  NICE TA500: Ceritinib for untreated ALK-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (January 2018)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Dacomitinib (Vizimpro®)
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Consultant Oncology use only

Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be dispensed.

 
Link  NICE TA595: Dacomitinib for untreated EGFR mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (August 2019)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Erlotinib
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  • Erlotinib Tablets


 
Link  NICE TA227: Erlotinib monotherapy for maintenance treatment of non-small-cell lung cancer [Not recommended] (June 2011)
Link  NICE TA258: Erlotinib for the first-line treatment of locally advanced or metastatic EGFR-TK mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (June 2012)
Link  NICE TA374: Erlotinib and gefitinib for treating non-small-cell lung cancer that has progressed after prior chemotherapy (December 2015)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Everolimus (Afinitor®)
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  • Everolimus Tablets (Afinitor®)

    Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be dispensed.
 
Link  NICE TA 449: Everolimus and sunitinib for treating unresectable or metastatic neuroendocrine tumours in people with progressive disease (June 2017) [Specialist Centre Only]
Link  NICE TA219: Everolimus for the second-line treatment of advanced renal cell carcinoma (April 2011) NOT RECOMMENDED [Specialist Centre Only]
Link  NICE TA348: Everolimus for preventing organ rejection in liver transplantation (July 2015)
Link  NICE TA421: Everolimus with exemestane for treating advanced breast cancer after endocrine therapy (December 2016)
Link  NICE TA432: Everolimus for advanced renal cell carcinoma after previous treatment (Feb 2017) [Specialist Centre Only]
Link  NICE TA498: Lenvatinib with everolimus for previously treated advanced renal cell carcinoma (January 2018) [Specialist Centre Only]
   
Cytotoxic Drug Gefitinib
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  • Gefitinib Tablets

 
Link  NICE TA192: Gefitinib for the first-line treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (July 2010)
Link  NICE TA374: Erlotinib and gefitinib for treating non-small-cell lung cancer that has progressed after prior chemotherapy (December 2015)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Idelalisib (Zydelig®)
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  • Idelalisib Tablets


 
Link  EMA recommends new safety measures for Zydelig (March 2016)
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update: Idelalisib (Zydelig): updated indications and advice on minimising the risk of infection (September 2016)
Link  NICE TA359 Idelalisib for treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (October 2015)
Link  NICE TA604: Idelalisib for treating refractory follicular lymphoma (October 2019)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Imatinib
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  • Imatinib Tablets


 
Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update: BCR-ABL tyrosine kinase inhibitors: risk of hepatitis B reactivation (May 2016)
Link  NICE TA209: Imatinib for the treatment of unresectable and/or metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumours (November 2010)
Link  NICE TA425: Dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant or intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia (December 2016)
Link  NICE TA426: Dasatinib, nilotinib and imatinib for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia (December 2016)
Link  NICE TA70: Guidance on the use of imatinib for chronic myeloid leukaemia (January 2016)
Link  NICE TA86: Imatinib for the treatment of unresectable and/or metastatic gastro-intestinal stromal tumours (November 2010)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Larotrectinib 20mg/mL oral solution  (Vitrakvi®)
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  • Larotrectinib 20mg/mL oral solution (Vitrakvi®)

    Consultant Medical Oncologist use only.

    Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be dispensed.

 
Link  NICE TA630: Larotrectinib for treating NTRK fusion-positive solid tumours (May 2020)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Lorlatinib (Lorviqua®)
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  • Lorlatinib Tablets (Lorviqua®)

         Consultant Medical Oncologist use only.

      Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be        dispensed.

 
Link  NICE TA628: Lorlatinib for previously treated ALK-positive advanced non-small-cell lung cancer (May 2020)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Nilotinib (Tasigna®)
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Link  MHRA Drug Safety Update: BCR-ABL tyrosine kinase inhibitors: risk of hepatitis B reactivation (May 2016)
Link  NICE TA241: Dasatinib, high-dose imatinib and nilotinib for use in patients who are resistant or intolerant to imatinib (January 2012)
Link  NICE TA425: Dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant or intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia (December 2016)
Link  NICE TA426: Dasatinib, nilotinib and imatinib for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia (December 2016)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Nintedanib capsules  (Vargatef®)
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  • Nintedanib Capsules (Vargatef®)


 
Link  NICE TA347: Nintedanib for previously treated locally advanced, metastatic, or locally recurrent non‑small‑cell lung cancer (July 2015)
Link  NICE TA379: Nintedanib for treating idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (January 2016)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Osimertinib mesylate ( Tagrisso®)
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Consultant Medical Oncologist use only.

 

Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be dispensed.

 
Link  NICE TA416: Osimertinib for treating locally advanced or metastatic EGFR T790M mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (October 2016)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Palbociclib (Ibrance®)
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  • Palbociclib capsules
  • Palbociclib capsules with fulvestrant injection


Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be dispensed.

 

 
Link  NICE TA495: Palbociclib with an aromatase inhibitor for previously untreated, hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer (December 2017)
Link  NICE TA619: Palbociclib with fulvestrant for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, advanced breast cancer (January 2020)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Ribociclib (Kiskali®)
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    Blueteq® registration and approval for use is required for this product before it may be dispensed.
 
Link  NICE TA496: Ribociclib with an aromatase inhibitor for previously untreated, hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer (December 2017)
Link  TA593: Ribociclib with fulvestrant for treating hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative, advanced breast cancer (August 2019)
   
Cytotoxic Drug Ruxolitinib (Jakavi®)
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Link  NICE TA386: Ruxolitinib for treating disease-related splenomegaly or symptoms in adults with myelofibrosis (March 2016)
   
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08.01.05  Expand sub section  Topoisomerase I inhibitors to top
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Trabectedin
08.01.05  Expand sub section  Trastuzumab
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Status Description

Green

Green - Drugs suitable for generalised use in accordance with position summary. Inform primary care of need to prescribe using a TTO chart if in patient or Treatment Advice Note (TAN) if Outpatient.   

Amber

Amber - these drugs require specialist initiation or recommendation  

Amber SCG

Amber Share Care - Drugs suitable for generalist use, in accordance with position summary, normally following specialist initiation and stabilisation. Ongoing division of responsibility for drug and disease monitoring between specialist and GP by a Shared Care Guideline (SCG). If no SCG in place status reverts to red.  

Red

Red - Drugs for specialist use only, in accordance with position summary. GP’s should not be asked to prescribe these products.  

Red ULM

Red ULM - Unlicensed medicines for specialist use only, in accordance with position summary. GP’s should not be asked to prescribe these products.  

Grey

Grey drugs - No formal commissioning position. Check appropriate CCG /NHSE commissioning list or contact CCG/NHSE Medicines Management team for advice. Fill in individual funding request for appropriate CCG/NHSE. This will need to be signed by the Chief Pharmacist and a copy of the relevant DTC submission attached.   

Black

Black - Drugs not routinely commissioned so should not usually be prescribed  

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