OIA response: Information regarding subsidised prescriptions for goserelin and leuprorelin

Request for information on how many subsidised prescriptions of goserelin and leuprorelin were issued.

17 August 2020

Dear [name and contact details redacted]

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION

Thank you for your request dated 24 July 2020 under the Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) for information relating to subsidised prescriptions for goserelin and leuprorelin. You asked:

  • How many subsidised prescriptions of goserelin were issued for 18 year olds and younger from 1 January 2019 to the end of December 2019?
  • How many subsidised prescriptions of goserelin were issued for 18 year olds and younger from 1 January 2020 to the end of June 2020?
  • How many subsidised prescriptions of goserelin were issued for 30 year olds to 48 year olds (inclusive) from 1 January 2019 to the end of December 2019?
  • How many subsidised prescriptions of goserelin were issued for 30 year olds to 48 year olds (inclusive) from 1 January 2012 to the end of December 2012?
  • How many subsidised prescriptions of leuprorelin were issued for 18 year olds and younger from 1 January 2019 to the end of December 2019?
  • How many subsidised prescriptions of leuprorelin were issued for 18 year olds and younger from 1 January 2020 to the end of June 2020?
  • How many subsidised prescriptions of leuprorelin were issued for 30 year olds to 48 year olds (inclusive) from 1 January 2019 to the end of December 2019?
  • How many subsidised prescriptions of leuprorelin were issued for 30 year olds to 48 year olds (inclusive) from 1 January 2015 to the end of December 2015?

Chemical

Age at dispensing

Calendar year

Number of subsidised prescriptions

Goserelin

18 years and younger

2020

72

Goserelin

18 years and younger

2019

149

Goserelin

30 to 48 years

2019

3041

Goserelin

30 to 48 years

2012

876

Leuprorelin

18 years and younger

2020

726

Leuprorelin

18 years and younger

2019

1390

Leuprorelin

30 to 48 years

2019

22

Leuprorelin

30 to 48 years

2015

450

The data for 2020 calendar year is up to the end of June 2020.

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Yours sincerely 

Rachel Read
Manager, Policy and Government Services