Tocilizumab

Red

Brand Name(s):RoActemra

Indication:Covid-19 Pneumonia

Rheumatoid arthritis in adults & Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis in children

Rationale:1,2,3,4,5,6

Considered:Feb-21

Review Date:Feb-26

Comments:
NHS trusts / health boards are recommended to consider prescribing either tocilizumab or sarilumab to hospitalised patients being treated with non-invasive ventilation (high-flow nasal oxygen therapy or continuous positive airway pressure ventilation) or invasive mechanical