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

Dabigatran

Direct Oral Anticoagulants

Posted: February 21, 2017.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Dabigatran Anticoagulants

A new Medicines Update Extra bulletin has been published regarding the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs). This replaces the previous ‘New...

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Anticoagulants and dental procedures

Posted: January 18, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Dabigatran Anticoagulants Antiplatelets

Anticoagulants or antiplatelets for patients undergoing dental procedures New guidance on the Management of Dental Patients Taking Anticoagulants or Antiplatelet Drugs has been p...

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Guideline News

Posted: July 27, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Dabigatran SIGN Antimicrobial Prescribing NICE Anticoagulants Wounds Cancer Prescribing Guidelines Update

Guideline News Updated GGC Guidelines now available on Staffnet

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NOAC Prescribing in Patients with Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation: Frequently Asked Questions

Posted: February 05, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Dabigatran Anticoagulants

As previously reported the NHSGGC guideline for Atrial Fibrillation (AF) treatment now includes the option to use a Novel Oral Anticoagulant (NOAC) for anticoagulation. The NOACs all have slightly different properties and the best choic...

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PostScript Acute 17 (June 2014)

Posted: May 27, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Biologics Dabigatran Osteoporosis Antimicrobial Prescribing Anticoagulants Medication incidents gentamicin

In this issue:

  • Pharmacy prioritisation and referral
  • Novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) in atrial fibrillation: Update
  • TNF alpha inhibitors: risk of tuberculosis
  • Guideline news
  • Learning from incidents: warfarin follow-up post-discharge
  • Gentamicin prescription chart: updated version
  • Reminder: how to safely prescribe weekly alendronic acid

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

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PostScript Primary Care - October 2013

Posted: October 15, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Dabigatran Respiratory Vaccines Mental Health Anticoagulants

To view this bulletin in PDF format click here.

  • Hyoscine hydrobromide shortage
  • Shingles Vaccine
  • Spiriva Respimat
  • New oral anticoagulants
  • Metoclopramide
  • Cold chain LearnPro Module
  • NHSGGC Urinary Catheter Formulary
  • Lecicarbon A suppositories

 

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PostScript 76 (July 2013)

Posted: June 28, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Dabigatran Respiratory Osteoporosis SMC Vaccines Anticoagulants

                                  This edition contains articles on:

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PostScript Community Pharmacy June 2013

Posted: May 31, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Dabigatran Unlicensed Medicines Anticoagulants

To read in PDF format, click here.   This edition contains articles on: Addiction Alcohol Behaviour Change...

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PostScript 71 (September 2012)

Posted: August 31, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Statins Dabigatran Hepatitis Prescribing Indicators Respiratory Antimicrobial Prescribing Anticoagulants

To read this edition of PostScript in PDF format click here. This edition contains articles on:   Developments in Hepatit...

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PostScript 69 (May 2012)

Posted: May 04, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Opioids Dabigatran Prescribing Indicators Palliative Care Paracetamol Mental Health Anticoagulants

To read this edition of PostScript in PDF format click here.

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