Birmingham, Sandwell, Solihull and environs APC Formulary
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8 Malignant disease and immunosuppression

For the most up to date list of agents funded by the Cancer Drugs Fund, please see Cancer Drug Fund list

08-02-02 Corticosteroids and other immunosuppressants

AdoPORT® Tacrolimus
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Ciclosporin Neoral® Sandimmun®
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Sirolimus Rapamune®
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Tacrolimus
Formulary

Prescribe by brand name only and do not switch  to minimise the risk of inadvertent switching between products, which has been associated with reports of toxicity and graft rejection (June 2012)

  • Advagraf ®: prolonged release capsule, once daily dosage

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Tacrolimus
Formulary

Prescribe by brand name only to minimise the risk of inadvertent switching between products, which has been associated with reports of toxicity and graft rejection (June 2012)

  • Prograf ®: immediate- release capsule, twice daily dosage

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Daclizumab Zenapax®
Non Formulary

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Envarsus
Non Formulary

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