Case Number 3722
Request Date 24/07/2014
Completion Date 13/11/2014

 

Details of the Request

  1. How many patients with any iron deficiency anaemia have been treated over the last 12 months with parenteral iron preparations?
     
  2. How many patients with any iron deficiency anaemia have been treated over the last 12 months with any of the following parenteral products: Ferinject, Rienso, Cosmofer, Venofer - Number of patients with any iron deficiency anaemia
     
  3. How many patients with renal insufficiency (CKD) have been treated over the last 12 months with parenteral iron preparations?
     
  4. How many patients with renal insufficiency (CKD) have been treated over the last 12 months with any of the following products over the last 12 months: Ferinject, Rienso, Cosmofer, Venofer - Number of patients renal insufficiency (CKD)
     
  5. What is the average dose of parenteral iron for iron deficiency?
     
  6. How many patients requiring parenteral iron for any iron deficiency are seen more than once per year?

 

Details of the Response

1. How many patients with any iron deficiency anaemia have been treated over the last 12 months with parenteral iron preparations?

The Trust does not hold this data.

 

2. How many patients with any iron deficiency anaemia have been treated over the last 12 months with any of the following parenteral products: Ferinject, Rienso, Cosmofer, Venofer

During the Year 2013/14:

  Ferinject Rienso Cosmofer Venofer
Number of patients with any iron deficiency anaemia - - 100 -

The Trust cannot tell which condition the prescriptions were for.

N.B. The Trust does not stock Rienso or Ferinject. We did not use Venofer for any of our own ASPH patients in that time period.

There were no FP10 prescriptions of these medicines last year.

 

3. How many patients with renal insufficiency (CKD) have been treated over the last 12 months with parenteral iron preparations?

The Trust does not hold this data.

 

4. How many patients with renal insufficiency (CKD) have been treated over the last 12 months with any of the following products over the last 12 months: Ferinject, Rienso, Cosmofer, Venofer

  Ferinject Rienso Cosmofer Venofer
Number of patients renal insufficiency (CKD) 0 0   0

 

5. What is the average dose of parenteral iron for iron deficiency?

*

 

6. How many patients requiring parenteral iron for any iron deficiency are seen more than once per year?

35 patients received Cosmofer more than once from Pharmacy between April 2013-March 2014.

* The Trust holds the requested information, but considers it is exempt under section 12 of the Act, as the cost of compliance is estimated to exceed the appropriate limit.