Other lipid-modifying drugs by all CCGs

Why it matters: NICE guidance suggests that, for the vast majority of people who need treatment for high cholesterol, these drugs should not be used. There is no evidence that omega 3 fatty acids reduce the chances of patients getting cardiovascular disease.

Description: Total cost of prescriptions for bile acid sequestrants, fibrates, nicotinic acid, and omega-3 fatty acid compounds per 1000 registered patients

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CCGs are ordered by mean percentile over the past six months. Each chart shows the results for the individual CCG, plus deciles across all CCGs in the NHS in England.

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