MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

  • Preferred
  • Second Line
  • Third Line
  • Specialist Initiation
  • Hospital Only
  • Not Approved for Formulary

Gastro-intestinal smooth muscle spasms

Drug Safety Update

  December 2017: Eluxadoline : risk of pancreatitis; do not use in patients who have undergone cholecystectomy or in those with bilary disorders.

  February 2017: Hyoscine butylbromide injection should be used with caution in patients with cardiac disease and is contraindicated in patients with tachycardia. 

NICE Guidance (also see drug specific links below)

CG61: Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: diagnosis and management, February 2008 (updated April 2017)

Local Guidance

Please see here for K&M ICB Position Statement – GI Anti-spasmodics: Dicycloverine and Propantheline prescribing not supported

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