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

Latest News & Postscripts

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Withdrawn as more than 2 years old.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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PostScript 60 (November 2010)

Posted: November 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Statins Antimicrobial Prescribing Diabetes Wounds

  • Nitrofurantoin and pulmonary adverse effects
  • Diabetes update: Withdrawal of rosiglitazone and mixtard 30
  • New lipid lowering guidelines: Additional guidance for GPs on ezetimibe

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PostScript Primary Care (November 2010)

Posted: November 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care

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PostScript Primary Care (October 2010)

Posted: October 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care

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PostScript Primary Care (September 2010)

Posted: September 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care

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