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1.5.6 Medicines for Short Bowel Syndrome - View Category

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TEDUGLUTIDE (injection)


Restricted to specialist use in adults with short bowel syndrome (SBS) who are stable following a period of intestinal adaptation after surgery in accordance with locally agreed guidance notes as outlined in the prescribing notes below.

Prescribing Notes:

  • Only for prescribing by the GRI Intestinal Failure team for patients with short bowel syndrome after all other treatment has been optimised
  • Candidates should have stable Parenteral Nutrition (PN)/ intravenous (IV) fluid prescriptions for at least two years before treatment is initiated
  • A reduction in requirement for parenteral nutrition will measure the success of treatment and support ongoing prescribing

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