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

Medicines Update

For all prescribers and health professionals both in primary care and the acute sector.

News and information blog from ADTC covering clinical topics for all sectors of the NHS.

All editions of PostScript (the previous name for Medicines Update) from 2011 onwards have been added to this site.  Click here for an index to all previous editions.  If you would like a copy of a previous edition, please contact  medicines.update@ggc.scot.nhs.uk

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 59 (September 2010)

Posted: September 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing Diabetes

To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition of PostScript contains information on: Improved prescribing o...

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PostScript 58 (July 2010)

Posted: July 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Statins Respiratory Smoking Cessation

To read this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition contains article on: Dalteparin: a single low m...

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PostScript 57 (May 2010)

Posted: May 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Osteoporosis Diabetes Mental Health

To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition contains information on: Bisphosphonates and osteonecrosis of...

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PostScript 56 (March 2010)

Posted: March 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - SIGN Diabetes

  To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition contains articel on: NHSGGC Diabetes Guideline...

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PostScript 55 (January 2010)

Posted: January 01, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Anticoagulants Antiplatelets

  To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition contains articles on: Towards safer use of ant...

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PostScript 54 (November 2009)

Posted: November 01, 2009.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Eye Vaccines

To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition of PostScript contains information on: Age related Macular De...

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PostScript 53 (September 2009)

Posted: September 01, 2009.
Category - Medicines Update

To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition of PostScript contains information on: Unlicensed medicines p...

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PostScript 52 (July 2009)

Posted: July 01, 2009.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Contraceptives Anticoagulants

To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition of PostScript contains information on: Long Acting Reversible ...

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PostScript 51 (May 2009)

Posted: May 01, 2009.
Category - Medicines Update

To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition of PostScript contains information on:   THE GREA...

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