Case Number 3441
Request Date 16/01/2014
Completion Date 21/01/2014

 

Details of the Request

In your trust, during the last 12 month period (latest measureable period where possible), please supply the following information:

For patients [and within age groups if possible] with moderate or severe Atopical Dermatitis treated with the following:

  • Adults aged 18+
  • patients aged 12-17
  • patients aged under 12
  1. Prednisolone
  2. Azothiaprine
  3. Ciclosporin
  4. Methotrexate
  5. Myophenate
  6. Topical steroid
  7. Tacrolimus
  8. Pimecrolimus

 

Details of the Response

Drug Group Dec 2012 to Nov 2013
Azathioprine 44
Ciclosporin (Systemic) 23
Methotrexate (Rheumatism) * 207
Mycophenolate Mofetil (Systemic) 8
Pimecrolimus 4
Prednisolone (Systemic) 109
Tacrolimus (Top) 6
Topical steroid 1813
Grand Total 2214

 

* Although Methotrexate says ‘Rheumatism’, it was issued on a Dermatology FP10 and not Rheumatology.

(Please note: there is no information on how many patients this represents, the clinical indication, nor the patient’s age)