Prescribing of high cost tramadol preparations by all Sub-ICB Locations

Why it matters: Modified release and non-standard tramadol preparations vary widely in cost. Generic tramadol 50mg capsules are low-cost. Ideally modified-release and other high cost preparations should be reserved for patients who have compliance issues.

Description: Items prescribed of high cost tramadol preparations as a proportion of all tramadol items prescribed

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Tagged as: Standard, Cost Saving, Opioids, Pain (or browse all measures)

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.

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