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

Paracetamol

Medicines Update Primary Care October 2015

Posted: October 29, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Paracetamol Flu Vaccines Paediatrics Corticosteroids

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Nebuliser -associated Supplies in Primary Care
  • Education on Chronic Pain
  • Flu, Pneumococcal and Shingles Vaccines
  • New Strength Prednisolone Preparations
  • Prophylactic Paracetamol following Meningococcal  Group B Vaccine

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PostScript Primary Care - June 2013

Posted: June 25, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Antimicrobial Prescribing Paracetamol Dietetics

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This edition contains articles on

  • HAI and antibiotic resistance priorities
  • Antimicrobial use in older people
  • Paracetamol overdose risk
  • Disulfiram short supply
  • Stoma accessories and underwear
  • Renal dysfunction, MRAs and chronic heart failure
  • Diagnosing coeliac disease in children
  • Primary Care clinical guidelines 

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PostScript Acute 8 (November 2012)

Posted: November 08, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - SIGN Paracetamol NICE Delirium Low Molecular Weight Heparin

 In this issue: 

  • ‘Think Delirium’
  • Low molecular weight heparin dosing advice in the presence of renal impairment or in patients with very high or very low weight 
  • Paracetamol overdose – new guidance for IV acetylcysteine
  • Guideline News

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

 

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PostScript 72 (November 2012)

Posted: November 01, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Palliative Care Antimicrobial Prescribing Paracetamol SMC Anticoagulants Antiplatelets Medication incidents

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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

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PostScript 68 (March 2012)

Posted: March 02, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Erectile Dysfunction Unlicensed Medicines Paracetamol Therapeutic Handbook SMC

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (July/August 2011)

Posted: July 29, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Paracetamol Diabetes Contraceptives Vaccines

  • Safer lithium therapy
  • Unscheduled care PGD
  • MAS registration forms
  • Glasgow Addiction Services Agreement
  • Discontinuation of calamine preparations
  • Kwikpen
  • Fever after immunisation
  • Compliance aid equipment
  • Paracetamol dosing in children
  • CMS implementation
  • Contraception and antibiotic advice
  • Patient signatures on prescription forms
  • Prescribing Indicators

 

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PostScript Primary Care (June 2011)

Posted: June 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Osteoporosis Antimicrobial Prescribing Paracetamol Diabetes Contraceptives Vaccines Mental Health

  • Safer lithium therapy
  • Reporting of HbA1c
  • Kwikpens
  • Bisphosphonates and atypical femoral fractures
  • ASSIGN risk score
  • Paracetamol dosing in children
  • Fever after immunisation
  • Yasmin
  • Meningitis prophylaxis

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PostScript Acute 1 (July 2010)

Posted: July 17, 2010.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - SIGN Antimicrobial Prescribing Paracetamol NICE

  • Changes to Prescribing Practice in Primary Care - Implications for Acute
  • Antimicrobial Prescribing Tips
  • IV Paracetamol - Risk of Hepatic Damage
  • Guideline News

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