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Product update

December 2015: SMC decisions

The Scottish Medicines Consortium has accepted the following medicines for use in NHS Scotland for particular indications: efavirenz (Sustiva; Bristol-Myers Squibb); glatiramer acetate (Copaxone; Teva); naloxegol (Moventig; AstraZeneca); ceritinib (Zykadia; Novartis).

Gefitinib (Iressa; AstraZeneca), ivermectin (Soolantra; Galderma), lenalidomide (Revlimid; Celgene) and atomoxetine (Strattera; Eli Lilly) oral solution have been accepted for restricted use. Co-careldopa (Duodopa; AbbVie), denosumab (Xgeva; Amgen) and anakinra (Kineret; Swedish Orphan) are not recommended for use.

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal DOI: 10.1211/PJ.2015.20200247

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