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

Unlicensed Medicines

PostScript Primary Care (Nov 2012)

Posted: November 15, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Statins Unlicensed Medicines Benzodiazepines Wounds

In this issue:

  • Specials
  • Ranitidine 5mg/5ml
  • Diclofenac and cardiovascular risk
  • Simvastatin 40mg and amlodipine MHRA advice
  • Benzodiazepine use and risk of dementia
  • Scriptswitch Software Pilot
  • Non availablility of Inadine®PVP I
  • Contraindications for silver containing dressings when breastfeeding
  • Sorbion Sachet S ®rebranded Sorbion Sachet Extra®
  • Prescribing Interface Subcommittee seeks GP representatives

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (May 2012)

Posted: April 27, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Palliative Care Smoking Cessation

Issue 69, May 2012 To read this bulletin in PDF format, please click here.  In this edition: Levomepromazine in palliative care patients: patient safety Coming to a PC Near You….the new elect...

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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

  To read this edition of PostScript in PDF format, click here.   This edition contains articles on: •           Topical Lidocaine Plaster ...

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (February 2012)

Posted: January 27, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Opioids

To read the February edition in pdf format, please click here. In this issue Gabapentin and Pregabalin Potential for Misuse

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PostScript 63 (May 2011)

Posted: May 17, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Unlicensed Medicines

  • Focus on prescribing indicators
  • Revised unlicensed medicines policy
  • Dalteparin
  • If I could change one thing

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PostScript Acute 3 (April 2011)

Posted: April 17, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Acute
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines SIGN Antimicrobial Prescribing NICE Therapeutic Handbook

  • Sepsis – timing of first IV antibiotic dose is critical
  • GGC Therapeutics Handbook – user survey
  • Guideline news
  • Managing IPTRs and unlicensed / off-label medicines requests

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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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