Benefits Plans - Prescription Drug Plan: Drug Plan Updates and New Drug Releases - Drug Reviews

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The following drug considerations were reviewed and determined for formulary inclusion and tier placement by the U-M Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee in March 2007.

Drug Name Indication PDL Class
Yes/No
Action
Nexium Granules GERD Yes Tier 3
Tekturna Hypertension Yes Tier 3
Pataday O.S. Allergic Conjuctivitis No Tier 3
MetroGel 1% Kit Roseacea No Tier 3
MiraLax Laxative No Non-covered 5-1-07, available OTC
Coreg CR Hypertension/CHF Yes Tier 3
Norvasc Hypertension Yes Tier 3 (generic mkt entry)
Limitations
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