Why it matters: It is recommended for both ciclosporin and tacrolimus that patients are prescribed and dispensed by brand name, to reduce the problems of patients switching formulations. You can read more in our detailed paper on unsafe prescribing of tacrolimus and ciclosporin.
Description: Total items of generic ciclosporin and tacrolimus preparations (0802020G0AA and 0802020T0AA), as a proportion of total items of all ciclosporin and tacrolimus items (0802020G0 and 0802020T0).
Sub-ICB Locations are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual Sub-ICB Location, plus deciles across all Sub-ICB Locations in the NHS in England.