Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines
Key to symbols The medicine should be initiated by, or on the advice of a specialist, but is suitable for continuation by a GP The medicine should only be used and prescribed by a specialist Indicates the preferred choice within a class or group of medicines
The medicine should be initiated by, or on the advice of a specialist, but is suitable for continuation by a GP
The medicine should only be used and prescribed by a specialist
Indicates the preferred choice within a class or group of medicines
3. Respiratory system

3.11. Antifibrotics

Total Formulary
Specialist Only
NINTEDANIB (OFEV) (capsules)

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use for the treatment of adults with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) with a predicted forced vital capacity (FVC) of less than or equal to 80% where an Interstitial Lung Disease Multidisciplinary Team has agreed it is appropriate.

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Specialist Only
PIRFENIDONE (capsules)

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist use only in patients with a predicted forced vital capacity (FVC) less than or equal to 80% where an Interstitial Lung Disease Multidisciplinary Team has agreed it is appropriate.

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