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Recommendations

Central nervous system

On this page you will find our recommendations sorted by BNF chapter.

Appraisal Reports are available to stakeholders on request.

Where a decision is >24 months old; these are highlighted in red. If you are a clinician working within the
NTAG region and would like to prioritise an old decision for re-review please contact the professional secretary
on nuth.nyrdtc.rxsupp@nhs.net
 

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Documents

Decision

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Agomelatine (Valdoxan®) for depression (NETAG)

Recommendation

Recommended for the treatment
of depression only following an adequate trial of at least three alternative antidepressant drugs at maximally tolerated doses
 

13/07/2010

 

  

Aripiprazole long acting injection (Abilify Maintena®) for schizophrenia
 

Recommendation

North of England Guidance
 

Recommended as per the North
of England Guidance

09/04/2015

 

 New
12 Oct 2021

Buprenorphine prolonged release injection for opioid dependence
 

Recommendation

Recommended as alternative option for the management of opioid dependence after oral methadone and/or oral buprenorphine
 

07/09/2021

 

 

Doxylamine/Pyridoxine (Xonvea®) for
nausea & vomiting in pregnancy
 

Recommendation

Not currently recommended pending further national guidance

26/02/2019

 

 

e-Voke® electronic cigarette for smoking cessation
 

Recommendation

Not recommended

05/04/2016

 

 Updated 
12 Oct 2021
 

Lurasidone (Latuda®▼) for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults and adolescents aged 13 years and over
 

Recommendation

Recommended as an option only for the treatment of schizophrenia in adults and adolescents aged 13 years and older meeting the criteria in the recommendation
 

07/09/2021

 

 

Lycra Garments for the management of cerebral palsy and other neurological or musculoskeletal conditions
 

Recommendation

Not recommended

25/02/2020

 

 

Paliperidone long-acting monthly(Xepilon®)  and three monthly (Trevicta®) injection for schizophrenia
 

Recommendation

North of England Guidance
 

Recommended as per the North
of England Guidance

05/09/2017

 

 Updated 
08 Jun 2021

Perampanel (Fycompa®) for Partial-onset (focal) epilepsy (NETAG)

Recommendation

Recommended only when other treatment options recommended by NICE have been tried or fully considered
 

08/06/2021

 

 

Pitolisant (Wakix®) for the treatment of narcolepsy with or without cataplexy in adults

Recommendation

Recommended as per the regionally agreed guidance

05/11/2018

 

 

 

Appeal Appraisal
 

 

 

 

 

 

Pitolisant (Wakix®) Treatment Pathway
 

 

 

 

 

Qutenza® (capsaicin patch) for neuropathic pain (updated)

Recommendation

 

Recommended as a fourth line agent in line with treatment pathway

06/06/2017

 

 

 

Qutenza® Treatment
Pathway

 

 

 

 

 

Sativex® for the treatment of non-MS pain
 

Recommendation

Not recommended

25/02/2020

 

 

Sodium oxybate(Xyrem®) for Narcolepsy with Cataplexy in adult patients (updated)
 

Recommendation

Recommended for continuation of treatment only, if benefited as a child.
 

06/06/2017

 

 New
07 Jan 2021

Solriamfetol for narcolepsy in adults
 

Recommendation

Recommended as per the regionally agreed guidance as an alternative to Pitolisant in those who would have otherwise received Pitolisant
 

08/12/2020

 

 New
07 Jan 2021

Solriamfetol for obstructive sleep apnoea in adults
 

Recommendation

Not recommended for use ahead of NICE TA
 

08/12/2020

 

 Updated 
08 Jun 2021

Transcutaneous vagus nerve stimulation for treatment of cluster headache and migraine
 

Recommendation

Recommended for Cluster
Headache only (updated)

08/06/2021

 

 

Voke® Inhaler Nicotine Replacement
Therapy for Smoking Cessation
 

Recommendation

Not recommended as a stop
smoking aid on the NHS or
for prescribing by GPs

25/02/2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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