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  1. Antimicrobial stewardship: systems and processes for effective antimicrobial medicine use (NG15)

    This guideline covers the effective use of antimicrobials (including antibiotics) in children, young people and adults. It aims to change prescribing practice to help slow the emergence of antimicrobial resistance and ensure that antimicrobials remain an effective treatment for infection.

  2. Developing and updating local formularies (MPG1)

    This guideline covers good practice for developing and updating local formularies in line with statutory requirements. It supports developing formularies that reflect local needs, reduce variation in prescribing, and allow rapid adoption of new medicines and treatments.

  3. Controlled drugs: safe use and management (NG46)

    This guideline covers systems and processes for using and managing controlled drugs safely in all NHS settings except care homes. It aims to improve working practices to comply with legislation and have robust governance arrangements. It also aims to reduce the safety risks associated with controlled drugs.

  4. Managing medicines for adults receiving social care in the community (NG67)

    This guideline covers medicines support for adults (aged 18 and over) who are receiving social care in the community. It aims to ensure that people who receive social care are supported to take and look after their medicines effectively and safely at home. It gives advice on assessing if people need help with managing their medicines, who should provide medicines support and how health and social care staff should work together.

  5. Romiplostim for the treatment of chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (TA221)

    Evidence-based recommendations on romiplostim (Nplate) for treating chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)

  6. Cilostazol, naftidrofuryl oxalate, pentoxifylline and inositol nicotinate for the treatment of intermittent claudication in people with peripheral arterial disease (TA223)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cilostazol (Pletal), naftidrofuryl oxalate (Praxilene), pentoxifylline (Trental 400) and inositol nicotinate (Hexopal)

  7. Golimumab for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis after the failure of previous disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (TA225)

    Evidence-based recommendations on golimumab (Simponi) for treating rheumatoid arthritis after the failure of previous disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs

  8. Rituximab for the first-line maintenance treatment of follicular non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (TA226)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) for the maintenance treatment of follicular non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in adults

  9. Fulvestrant for the treatment of locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer (TA239)

    Evidence-based recommendations on fulvestrant (Faslodex) for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer

  10. Cetuximab, bevacizumab and panitumumab for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer after first-line chemotherapy: Cetuximab (monotherapy or combination chemotherapy), bevacizumab (in combination with non-oxaliplatin chemotherapy) and panitumumab (monotherapy) for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer after first-line chemotherapy (TA242)

    Cetuximab, bevacizumab and panitumumab for the treatment of metastatic colorectal cancer after first-line chemotherapy: Cetuximab (monotherapy or combination

  11. Apixaban for the prevention of venous thromboembolism after total hip or knee replacement in adults (TA245)

    Evidence-based recommendations on apixaban (Eliquis) for preventing venous thromboembolism (VTE) after total hip or knee replacement in adults

  12. Rituximab for the first-line treatment of stage III-IV follicular lymphoma (TA243)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) for the first-line treatment of stage III–IV follicular lymphoma

  13. Dexamethasone intravitreal implant for the treatment of macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusion (TA229)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex) for treating macular oedema secondary to retinal vein occlusion

  14. Guidance on the use of temozolomide for the treatment of recurrent malignant glioma (brain cancer) (TA23)

    Evidence-based recommendations on temozolomide (Temodal) for malignant glioma in children over 3 years, young people and adults.

  15. Dabigatran etexilate for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in atrial fibrillation (TA249)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in adults with non-valvular atrial fibrillation

  16. Lapatinib or trastuzumab in combination with an aromatase inhibitor for the first-line treatment of metastatic hormone-receptor-positive breast cancer that overexpresses HER2 (TA257)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lapatinib (Tyverb) or trastuzumab (Herceptin) combined with an aromatase inhibitor for the first-line treatment of..

  17. Fingolimod for the treatment of highly active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA254)

    Evidence-based recommendations on fingolimod (Gilenya) for treating highly active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (MS)

  18. Erlotinib for the first-line treatment of locally advanced or metastatic EGFR-TK mutation-positive non-small-cell lung cancer (TA258)

    Evidence-based recommendations on erlotinib (Tarceva) for the first-line treatment of locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer

  19. Rivaroxaban for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in people with atrial fibrillation (TA256)

    Evidence-based recommendations on rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for preventing stroke and systemic embolism in adults with non-valvular atrial fibrillation

  20. Tocilizumab for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (TA247)

    Evidence-based recommendations on tocilizumab (RoActemra) for treating rheumatoid arthritis

  21. Eribulin for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more chemotherapy regimens (TA423)

    Evidence-based recommendations on eribulin (Halaven) for treating locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer after 2 or more types of chemotherapy

  22. Pertuzumab for the neoadjuvant treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer (TA424)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pertuzumab (Perjeta) for treating HER2-positive breast cancer that is locally advanced, inflammatory, or early-stage with a

  23. Dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant or intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA425)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dasatinib, nilotinib and high-dose imatinib for treating imatinib-resistant/intolerant chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults

  24. Dasatinib, nilotinib and imatinib for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia (TA426)

    Evidence-based recommendations on dasatinib (Sprycel), nilotinib (Tasigna) and imatinib (Glivec) for untreated chronic myeloid leukaemia in adults

  25. Ibrutinib for previously treated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia and untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia with 17p deletion or TP53 mutation (TA429)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ibrutinib (Imbruvica) for treating chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in adults

  26. Cabazitaxel for hormone-relapsed metastatic prostate cancer treated with docetaxel (TA391)

    Evidence-based recommendations on cabazitaxel (Jevtana) for prostate cancer that has come back after it was treated with docetaxel

  27. Adalimumab for treating moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa (TA392)

    Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira) for treating moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) (acne inversa)

  28. Alirocumab for treating primary hypercholesterolaemia and mixed dyslipidaemia (TA393)

    Evidence-based recommendations on alirocumab (Praluent) for treating primary hypercholesterolaemia (high cholesterol) and mixed dyslipidaemia

  29. Evolocumab for treating primary hypercholesterolaemia and mixed dyslipidaemia (TA394)

    Evidence-based recommendations on evolocumab (Repatha) for treating primary hypercholesterolaemia (high cholesterol) and mixed dyslipidaemia

  30. Trametinib in combination with dabrafenib for treating unresectable or metastatic melanoma (TA396)

    Evidence-based recommendations on trametinib (Mekinist) with dabrafenib (Tafinlar) for adults with unresectable or metastatic melanoma that has a BRAF V600

  31. Belimumab for treating active autoantibody-positive systemic lupus erythematosus (TA397)

    Evidence-based recommendations on belimumab (Benlysta) as an add-on treatment for active autoantibody-positive systemic lupus erythematosus

  32. Lumacaftor–ivacaftor for treating cystic fibrosis homozygous for the F508del mutation (TA398)

    Evidence-based recommendations on lumacaftor–ivacaftor (Orkambi) for treating cystic fibrosis in people 12 years and older who are homozygous for the F508del

  33. Sacubitril valsartan for treating symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (TA388)

    Evidence-based recommendations on sacubitril valsartan (Entresto) for treating symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

  34. Topotecan, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride, paclitaxel, trabectedin and gemcitabine for treating recurrent ovarian cancer (TA389)

    Evidence-based recommendations on topotecan, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin hydrochloride (Caelyx; PLDH), paclitaxel, trabectedin (Yondelis) and gemcitabine

  35. Canagliflozin, dapagliflozin and empagliflozin as monotherapies for treating type 2 diabetes (TA390)

    Evidence-based recommendations on canagliflozin (Invokana), dapagliflozin (Forxiga) and empagliflozin (Jardiance) for treating type 2 diabetes in adults

  36. Nivolumab in combination with ipilimumab for treating advanced melanoma (TA400)

    Evidence-based recommendations on nivolumab (Opdivo) with ipilimumab (Yervoy) for treating advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma in adults

  37. Pemetrexed maintenance treatment for non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer after pemetrexed and cisplatin (TA402)

    Evidence-based recommendations on pemetrexed (Alimta) for locally advanced or metastatic non-squamous non-small-cell lung cancer in adults who have had

  38. Ramucirumab for previously treated locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (TA403)

    Evidence-based recommendations on ramucirumab (Cyramza) for treating previously treated locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer

  39. Degarelix for treating advanced hormone-dependent prostate cancer (TA404)

    Evidence-based recommendations on degarelix (Firmagon) for advanced hormone-dependent prostate cancer in adults with spinal metastases

  40. Trifluridine–tipiracil for previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer (TA405)

    Evidence-based recommendations on trifluridine–tipiracil (Lonsurf) for previously treated metastatic colorectal cancer in adults