NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Latest News & Postscripts

Community Pharmacy November 2014

Posted: October 30, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy

The latest edition of the Community Pharmacy Update is available here.   Articles include Scottish Patient Sa...

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Formulary Update (Oct 2014)

Posted: October 27, 2014.
Category - Formulary Update

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee (ADTC) met on 20th October 2014. The Formulary decisions from that meeting are summarised in this post.

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Medicines Update Primary Care - October 2014

Posted: October 15, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Antimicrobial Prescribing Eye Prescribing

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Antiepileptic Drugs
  • Epistatus®
  • Zerodouble® Gel
  • MHRA Nitrofurantoin Advice
  • Eye lid Products
  • Adrenaline Pen advice
  • Change to Yellow Card Reporting
  • Praziquantel
  • Antibiotic Awareness Day 2014

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Guideline News (October 2014)

Posted: October 07, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Acute

Guideline News GGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

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Medicines Update Acute Issue 2 October 2014

Posted: October 06, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Acute

In this issue:

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Information included is specific to the use of medicines in the adult setting.

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Key Electronic Medicines Information Resources (October 2014)

Posted: October 03, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Acute

Key Electronic Medicines Information Resources NHSGGC Information Sources GGC Medicines (www.ggcmedicines.org.uk)

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PPIs and Hypomagnesaemia (October 2014)

Posted: October 03, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Acute

Information below is specific to the use of medicines in the adult setting PPIs and hypomagnesaemia In April 2012 the MHRA issued advice about the risk of hypomagnesaemia with long term proton pump inhibitor (PP...

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Safety Updates (October 2014)

Posted: October 03, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Acute

Information below is specific to the use of medicines in the adult setting Safety Updates Click on the hyperlinked titles below for more detail.

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Dementia and Pain Management (October 2014)

Posted: October 03, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Acute

Information below is specific to the use of medicines in the adult setting

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Medicines Update Primary Care - September 2014

Posted: September 16, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Erectile Dysfunction Antimicrobial Prescribing Mental Health Benzodiazepines

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Infection Management Guidance
  • Illicit diazepam and new benzodiazepines
  • Review of patient prescribed the same antidepressant for ≥2 years
  • Sildenafil

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