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Limited List Prescribing

Volume 84: debated on Monday 21 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services when the Review Committee on drugs prescribable on the National Health Service will complete its consideration of the inclusion of Lipotriad, Lipoflavanoid, and Mucodyne on the list of prescribed drugs.

The Advisory Committee on NHS Drugs is giving priority to the position of Mucodyne and other oral mucolytics and is considering the many representations received and I hope to receive advice from it soon. I understand it has yet to consider in detail the position of Lipotriad and Lipoflavanoid.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will now consider adding mucolytics to the drugs prescribable under the National Health Service.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services whether the Advisory Committee on National Health Service Drugs has reached a decision on the inclusion of mucolytic drugs on the selected list; and when such a decision might be announced.

We are awaiting advice from the Advisory Committee on NHS Drugs, which has not yet completed its consideration of oral mucolytic drugs.