The Pennine Acute Hospitals
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10 Musculoskeletal and joint diseases
10-01-03 Drugs affecting the immune response

Apremilast Otezla®
Formulary
Tablets
Link  NICE TA433: Apremilast for treating active psoriatic arthritis
 

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Azathioprine
Formulary
Tablets

Cytotoxic Drug  Amber View adult BNF  View SPC online  View childrens BNF
Baricitinib Olumiant®
Formulary

Tablets

Link  NICE TA466: Baricitinib for moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis
 

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Ciclosporin
Formulary
Capsules

Prescribe by brand

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Cyclophosphamide
Formulary
Tablets
Injection

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Leflunomide
Formulary
Tablets

Restricted Item Specialist Initiation Only

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Methotrexate
Formulary
Tablets
Pre-filled injection pen (supplied to patients via homecare arrangements)

Restricted Item Specialist initiation only

WEEKLY dosing
Link  NPSA Alert, June 2006: Improving compliance with oral methotrexate guidelines
 

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Mycophenolate
Formulary
Tablets
Capsules

unlicensedunlicensed indication (rheumatoid arthritis).
Link  MHRA Safety Alert: Contraception advice for male patients
Link  MHRA Safety Update: Pregnancy prevention advice
 

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Tofacitinib Xeljanz
Formulary

Tablets

Link  NICE TA480: Tofacitinib for moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis
 

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Anakinra
Non Formulary

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