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

Latest News & Postscripts

PostScript Primary Care (March 2011)

Posted: March 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Dabigatran Erectile Dysfunction Eye

  • Generic  Prescribing of Immunosupressants in Renal Patients
  • Community Pharmacy Unscheduled Care PGD
  • I-Caps
  • Pulmicort CFC Free Inhaler Discontinued
  • Dabigatran
  • Erectile Dysfunction

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (March 2011)

Posted: March 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Smoking Cessation Flu

  • Pandemic Flu - preparedness and response: Lessons learned from a GGC pharmacy perspective
  • Unscheduled care CPUS forms
  • CDRF form for pharmacies supplying CDs to other pharmacies
  • Generic prescribing of immunosuppressants
  • Smoking cessation training

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (Feb 2011)

Posted: February 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Opioids Flu Vaccines

  • Flu update
  • Patient registration for CMS
  • Childhood immunisation
  • Pharmaceutical waste
  • Opioid dosing errors

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PostScript Primary Care (February 2011)

Posted: February 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Dronedarone Diabetes Contraceptives

  • Implanon/Nexplanon
  • Lithium
  • Patients  Association on Pain
  • Pioglitazone and Insulin
  • Saliva Substitutes
  • Dronedarone
  • Evidence into Practice

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PostScript Acute 2 (January 2011)

Posted: January 17, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Respiratory SIGN NICE Asthma

  • New acute medicines prescription form ('Kardex')
  • Inhalers - what's new?
  • Drug Interactions - focus on clarithromycin
  • Guideline News

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PostScript 61 (January 2011)

Posted: January 17, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Biologics Opioids Statins

  • Anti TNFα therapy in Crohn’s Disease
  • Case notes: opioids
  • ‘If I could change one thing’
  • Additional guidance on atorvastatin

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PostScript Safety 7

Posted: January 10, 2011.
Category - PostScript Safety
Tagged with - Diabetes

  • Focus on insulin safety

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PostScript Extra 18

Posted: January 03, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Extra
Tagged with - Statins

Statins and Choleterol lowering targets (January 2011)

Withdrawn as more than 2 years old. Contact Medicines Information (0141-211-4407) for further advice.

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PostScript Primary Care (January 2011)

Posted: January 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Statins Diabetes SMC Flu

  • New Lipid Lowering Guidelines
  • Glucosamine
  • Humulin Pens Discontinued
  • Seasonal Influenza Antiviral Prescribing
  • Medicines Awaiting SMC Evaluation
  • Waste Medicines
  • Splitting Tablets
  • Dihydrocodeine Prescribing by Dentists

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Postscript Primary Care - December 2010

Posted: December 14, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Opioids

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