Updating results

Aflibercept for treating diabetic macular oedema (TA346)

Evidence-based recommendations on aflibercept (Eylea) for treating diabetic macular oedema

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2015

Everolimus for preventing organ rejection in liver transplantation (TA348)

Evidence-based recommendations on everolimus (Certican) for preventing organ rejection in people having a liver transplant

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2015

Dexamethasone intravitreal implant for treating diabetic macular oedema (TA349)

Evidence-based recommendations on dexamethasone intravitreal implant (Ozurdex) for treating diabetic macular oedema

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2015

Secukinumab for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (TA350)

Evidence-based recommendations on secukinumab (Cosentyx) for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2015

Cangrelor for reducing atherothrombotic events in people undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention or awaiting surgery requiring interruption of anti‑platelet therapy (terminated appraisal) (TA351)

NICE is unable to make recommendations about the use of cangrelor for reducing atherothrombotic events in people undergoing percutaneous coronary…

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2015

Naloxegol for treating opioid‑induced constipation (TA345)

Evidence-based recommendations on naloxegol (Moventig) for treating opioid-induced constipation that has had inadequate response to laxatives

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2015

Nintedanib for previously treated locally advanced, metastatic, or locally recurrent non‑small‑cell lung cancer (TA347)

Evidence-based recommendations on nintedanib (Vargatef) for treating locally advanced, metastatic, or locally recurrent non-small-cell lung cancer

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2015

Omalizumab for previously treated chronic spontaneous urticaria (TA339)

Evidence-based recommendations on omalizumab (Xolair) for treating previously treated severe chronic spontaneous urticaria (hives)

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2015

Vedolizumab for treating moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (TA342)

Evidence-based recommendations on vedolizumab (Entyvio) for treating moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2015

Apixaban for the treatment and secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis and/or pulmonary embolism (TA341)

Evidence-based recommendations on apixaban (Eliquis) for treating and preventing deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2015

Ofatumumab in combination with chlorambucil or bendamustine for untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA344)

This guidance has been withdrawn because Novartis has discontinued ofatumumab (Arzerra). Ofatumumab will continue to be available for people who need it. Contact Clinigen at managedacess@clinigengroup.com or 01932 842100 for details.

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2015

Obinutuzumab in combination with chlorambucil for untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (TA343)

Evidence-based recommendations on obinutuzumab (Gazyvaro) with chlorambucil for treating untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2015

Rifaximin for preventing episodes of overt hepatic encephalopathy (TA337)

Evidence-based recommendations on rifaximin (Targaxan) for preventing episodes of overt hepatic encephalopathy

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2015

Rivaroxaban for preventing adverse outcomes after acute management of acute coronary syndrome (TA335)

Evidence-based recommendations on rivaroxaban (Xarelto) for preventing adverse outcomes after acute management of acute coronary syndrome (ACS)

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2015

Empagliflozin in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes (TA336)

Evidence-based recommendations on empagliflozin (Jardiance) in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2015

Regorafenib for metastatic colorectal cancer after treatment for metastatic disease (terminated appraisal) (TA334)

NICE is unable to make recommendations about regorafenib for metastatic colorectal cancer because no evidence submission was received from Bayer for the..

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2015

Simeprevir in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin for treating genotypes 1 and 4 chronic hepatitis C (TA331)

The guidance has been withdrawn because Janssen withdrew their marketing authorisation on 1 May 2018. The availability of direct-acting antiviral combination treatments for hepatitis C has reduced the use of simeprevir, so the company has decided to discontinue it.

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2015

Axitinib for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma after failure of prior systemic treatment (TA333)

Evidence-based recommendations on axitinib (Inlyta) for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) (kidney cancer) when prior systemic treatment has failed

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2015

Infliximab, adalimumab and golimumab for treating moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis after the failure of conventional therapy (TA329)

Evidence-based recommendations on infliximab (Remicade, Inflectra, Remsima) adalimumab (Humira) and golimumab (Simponi) for ulcerative colitis after..

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2015

Sofosbuvir for treating chronic hepatitis C (TA330)

Evidence-based recommendations on sofosbuvir (Sovaldi) for treating some types of chronic hepatitis C (HCV)

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2015

Sipuleucel-T for treating asymptomatic or minimally symptomatic metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer (TA332)

This appraisal has been withdrawn. This is because the marketing authorisation for sipuleucel-T was withdrawn on 19 May 2015.

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2015

Vemurafenib for treating locally advanced or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation‑positive malignant melanoma (TA269)

Evidence-based recommendations on vemurafenib (Zelboraf) for treating locally advanced or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive malignant melanoma

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2012 Last updated January 2015

Dabigatran etexilate for the treatment and secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis and/or pulmonary embolism (TA327)

Evidence-based recommendations on dabigatran etexilate (Pradaxa) for treatment and secondary prevention of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) or pulmonary embolism

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2014

Idelalisib for treating follicular lymphoma that is refractory to 2 prior treatments (terminated appraisal) (TA328)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE technology appraisal guidance 604.

Technology appraisal guidance Published December 2014

Liraglutide for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (TA203)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG28.

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2010 Last updated December 2014

Exenatide prolonged-release suspension for injection in combination with oral antidiabetic therapy for the treatment of type 2 diabetes (TA248)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE guideline NG28.

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2012 Last updated December 2014

Dual‑chamber pacemakers for symptomatic bradycardia due to sick sinus syndrome without atrioventricular block (TA324)

Evidence-based recommendations on dual-chamber pacemakers for symptomatic bradycardia due to sick sinus syndrome without atrioventricular block

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2014

Nalmefene for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence (TA325)

Evidence-based recommendations on nalmefene (Selincro) for reducing alcohol consumption in people with alcohol dependence

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2014

Imatinib for the adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (TA326)

Evidence-based recommendations on imatinib (Glivec) for adjuvant treatment of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (cancers in the digestive track)

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2014

Erythropoiesis‑stimulating agents (epoetin and darbepoetin) for treating anaemia in people with cancer having chemotherapy (TA323)

Evidence-recommendations on erythropoiesis-stimulation agents (epoetin alfa, beta, theta and zeta and darbepoetin alfa) for anaemia in people with cancer..

Technology appraisal guidance Published November 2014

Dual‑chamber pacemakers for symptomatic bradycardia due to sick sinus syndrome and/or atrioventricular block (TA88)

Evidence-based recommendations on dual-chamber pacemakers for symptomatic bradycardia (slow heart rate) due to sick sinus syndrome and/or atrioventricular block

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2005 Last updated November 2014

Dabrafenib for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation‑positive melanoma (TA321)

Evidence-based recommendations on dabrafenib (Tafinlar) for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma

Technology appraisal guidance Published October 2014

Dimethyl fumarate for treating relapsing‑remitting multiple sclerosis (TA320)

Evidence-based recommendations on dimethyl fumarate (Tecfidera) for treating relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS/RRMS)

Technology appraisal guidance Published August 2014

Ipilimumab for previously untreated advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma (TA319)

Evidence-based recommendations on ipilimumab (YERVOY) for treating previously untreated advanced (unresectable or metastatic) melanoma (skin cancer)

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2014

Prasugrel with percutaneous coronary intervention for treating acute coronary syndromes (TA317)

Evidence-based recommendations on prasugrel (Efient) with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for treating acute coronary syndrome (ACS)

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2014

Lubiprostone for treating chronic idiopathic constipation (TA318)

This guidance has been withdrawn because Takeda has discontinued lubiprostone (Amitiza).

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2014

Enzalutamide for metastatic hormone‑relapsed prostate cancer previously treated with a docetaxel‑containing regimen (TA316)

Evidence-based recommendations on enzalutamide (Xtandi) for metastatic hormone-relapsed prostate cancer previously treated with a docetaxel-containing regimen

Technology appraisal guidance Published July 2014

Implantable cardioverter defibrillators and cardiac resynchronisation therapy for arrhythmias and heart failure (TA314)

Evidence-based recommendations on implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs) and cardiac resynchronisation therapy (CRT) for arrhythmias and heart failure

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2014

Canagliflozin in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes (TA315)

Evidence-based recommendations on canagliflozin (Invokana) in combination therapy for treating type 2 diabetes

Technology appraisal guidance Published June 2014

Teriflunomide for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (TA303)

Evidence-based recommendations on teriflunomide (Aubagio) for treating relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS/MS) in adults

Technology appraisal guidance Published January 2014 Last updated June 2014

Alemtuzumab for treating relapsing‑remitting multiple sclerosis (TA312)

Evidence-based recommendations on alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) for treating active relapsing–remitting multiple sclerosis (MS)

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2014

Ustekinumab for treating active psoriatic arthritis (TA313)

This guidance has been updated and replaced by NICE technology appraisal guidance 340.

Technology appraisal guidance Published May 2014

Afatinib for treating epidermal growth factor receptor mutation-positive locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer (TA310)

Evidence-based recommendations on afatinib (Giotrif) for treating EGFR-TK mutation-positive locally advanced or metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer..

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2014

Bortezomib for induction therapy in multiple myeloma before high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell transplantation (TA311)

Evidence-based recommendations on bortezomib (Velcade) for induction therapy in multiple myeloma before high-dose chemotherapy and autologous stem cell..

Technology appraisal guidance Published April 2014

Rituximab in combination with glucocorticoids for treating anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis (TA308)

Evidence-based recommendations on rituximab (MabThera) with glucocorticoids for treating anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2014

Aflibercept in combination with irinotecan and fluorouracil-based therapy for treating metastatic colorectal cancer that has progressed following prior oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy (TA307)

Evidence-based recommendations on aflibercept (Zaltrap) with FOLFIRI for metastatic colorectal cancer that has progressed after oxaliplatin

Technology appraisal guidance Published March 2014

Managing medicines in care homes (SC1)

This guideline covers good practice for managing medicines in care homes. It aims to promote the safe and effective use of medicines in care homes by advising on processes for prescribing, handling and administering medicines. It also recommends how care and services relating to medicines should be provided to people living in care homes.

Social care guideline Published March 2014

Total hip replacement and resurfacing arthroplasty for end-stage arthritis of the hip (TA304)

Evidence-based recommendations on total hip replacement and resurfacing arthroplasty for treating end-stage arthritis of the hip

Technology appraisal guidance Published February 2014