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

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December 2007 and January 2008

The following drug considerations were reviewed and determined for formulary inclusion and tier placement by the U-M Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee in December 2007 and January 2008.

Drug Name Indication PDL Class
Exelon Patches Alzheimer's Yes Tier 2
AzaSite  Eye Infections Yes Tier 3
Perforomist COPD No Tier 2
Selzentry  HIV No Tier 2 w/ PA
Letairis PAH No Tier 2
Azor Hypertension Yes Tier 3
Xyzal Antihistamine Yes Not Covered
Isentress  HIV No Tier 2
Tasigna  Antineoplastic No Tier 2
Flector Patch Analgesic Yes Not Covered
Somatuline Acromegaly No Tier 3 w/ PA
Veregen Genital Warts No Tier 2
Bystolic Hypertension Yes Tier 3
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