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

Unlicensed Medicines

Medicines Update Primary Care September 2016

Posted: September 15, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Unlicensed Medicines Flu Vaccines Dietetics

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This bulletin contains information on :

  • Melatonin Shared Care Protocol
  • Flu Vaccines: Supply
  • Dietary Intolerances or Allergies
  • National Therapeutic Indicators

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Medicines Update Primary Care March 2016

Posted: March 22, 2016.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Dietetics Antiplatelets MHRA Drug Safety Update

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This bulletin contains information on :

  • Zika Virus
  • Dual Antiplatelet Therapy
  • Omeprazole Oral Liquids
  • Co-proxamol Cardiotoxicity
  • Bisphosphonates MHRA Warning
  • Levonorgestrel Releasing IUD's
  • Thickeners for Dysphagia

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Medicines Update Primary Care May 2015

Posted: May 21, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Palliative Care

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Subcutaneous Fluids
  • Covert Medication
  • SPC's

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Medicines Update Primary Care April 2015

Posted: April 22, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Mental Health Specials

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This bulletin contains information on :

  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Creon® 40,000
  • Rantidine 5mg/5ml
  • Omeprazole Oral Solution
  • Clomipramine MR discontinuation
  • New MHRA E Learning on Corticosteroids

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Medicines Update Primary Care Supplement- No.1 (March 2015)

Posted: April 02, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Specials

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • prescribing specials
  • GGC process for authorising specials
  • selecting specials on EMIS/InPS

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Compassionate Use of Medicines - NHSGGC Guidance Notes

Posted: February 20, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have recently established formal compassionate access programmes that allow early access to a small number of unlicensed medicines for serious me...

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Medicines Update Primary Care - November 2014

Posted: November 19, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Palliative Care Respiratory Asthma Methotrexate Prescribing

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Carbamazepine Chewtabs
  • Fluoxetine 10mg
  • EMIS: Loss of interaction checking - acute methotrexate
  • Inhaler Devices
  • Drug Safety Update Information: Interferon ADRs
  • Changes to Dexamethasone Injection strength

 

 

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PostScript Primary Care - July 2014

Posted: July 15, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Smoking Cessation Methotrexate

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Varenicline (Champix®) PGD
  • Subcutaneous Methotrexate
  • C.difficile and PPIs
  • Gabapentin - abuse potential
  • Buccal midazolam
  • Sucralfate (Antepsin®) shortage
  • Visitors from overseas - Guidance for General Practice
  • PostScript Rebranding

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PostScript Community Pharmacy June 2013

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

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PostScript 75 (May 2013)

Posted: May 06, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines SMC Anticoagulants Antiplatelets Low Molecular Weight Heparin Formulary Prescribing

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