MTW NHS Trust West Kent CCG

Drug Status Key

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

Biliary disorders

Drug Safety Update

 April 2018: Obeticholic acid (Ocaliva▼): risk of serious liver injury in patients with pre-existing moderate or severe hepatic impairment; reminder to adjust dosing according to liver function monitoring

NICE Guidance (see drug specific link below)

Other drugs should be taken at least 1 hour before or 4 - 6 hours after colestyramine to reduce the possiblity of interference with absorption.

Obeticholic acid is available from a specialist centre only and should be initiated and supervised by an appropriate specialist.

Pack Price
60 tablet £34.39
Pack Price
60 capsule £9.75
100 capsule £33.75
Pack Price
60 tablet (3 x 20 tablets) £18.00