§ Mrs. Beckett
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services which drug or drugs on the limited list meets the clinical need of the drug Lipotriad in the treatment of serious eye disorders.
§ Mr. Kenneth Clarke
Lipotriad is a multi-vitamin preparation which is of no proven efficacy in the treatment of macular degeneration. An adequate range of vitamins remains available on NHS prescription for use in cases where they are clinically indicated.