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 July and August, 2004.

Drug Name Indication PDL Class
Climara Pro Hormone Replacement Therapy Yes Tier 2
Avinza Pain Management Yes Tier 2
The following list of medications where moved to Tier 3
because of the availability of generic equivalents.
Darvocet N-100 & Darvocet N-50 Micro K 10meq   Rythmol
Dyazide 37.5/25 Pamelor   Soma
Glucotrol XL Permax   Soma Compound
Imuran Plaquenil   Tagamet
K-Dur Plexion   Tambocor
Klonopin Plexion SCT   Tylenol #3
Lorcet 10/650 Plexion TS   Vicodin ES
Maxzide& Maxzide-25 Purinethol    
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