FOI 4128 Intra-Vitreal-Vials

Within your trust how many intra-vitreal vials/implants have been used in the latest 4 months, if possible between January and April 2017?
Please state the number of vials dispensed from your pharmacy in this period, if the number for wet AMD is not known, then regardless of reason for use.
  Lucentis (ranibizumab) Injections Avastin (bevacizumab) Injections Eylea (aflibercept) Injections Illuvien (Fluocinolone) Impants Ozudex (Dexamethasone) Implants
Total Vials / Implants          
Vials / Impants for Wet Age Related Macular Degeneration (wAMD)          


Find below a table recording the total number of vials/implants recorded by Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Pharmacy dispensing system for the following drugs, for months January to April 2017. Please note the indication for treatment is not recorded and are unable to advise on number of vials or implants supplied for Wet Age Related Macular Degeneration (wAMD).


Drug name Total number of packs issued for this drug

4 month total (Jan – Apr 2017)

AFLIBERCEPT 40 mg per ml Intravitreal Injection Vial Kit 518
BEVACIZUMAB 1.25 mg in 0.05ml Intravitreal Injection Pre filled syringe Container 37
DEXAMETHASONE 0.7 mg Intravitreal Implant 33
FLUOCINOLONE ACETONIDE 190 micrograms Intravitreal Implant 3
RANIBIZUMAB 0.5 mg Injection Pre-Filled Syringe Pack 317

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