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Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

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Therapeutics Handbook Update Aug 2019

Posted: August 19, 2019.
Category - Medicines Update

The Adult Therapeutics Handbook content has now been updated. The following guidelines have had minor content updates:

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Formulary Update (August 2019)

Posted: August 19, 2019.
Category - Formulary Update

This post summarises the latest NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde decisions relating to new medicines considered by the Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee (ADTC) and uses a nationally developed format specifically aimed for patients and the public.

For full details of the medicines included in this post that are available for use, including any restrictions on prescribing, please see the relevant entry in the GGC Formulary

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Guideline News July/Aug 2019

Posted: August 05, 2019.
Category - Medicines Update

New Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

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Small Change Matters: paracetamol use in adults

Posted: August 01, 2019.
Category - Medicines Update

Paracetamol is a very commonly prescribed medicine in NHSGGC. Due to high use even small changes in price can make a big difference in the overall spend on paracetamol in primary care and acute services. Assess whether paracetamo...

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MHRA Updates Quarter 2 2019

Posted: July 29, 2019.
Category - Medicines Update

Updates from the MHRA for the second quarter of 2019 Drug Safety Update includes:

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Adult Neutropenic Sepsis - Guideline Correction

Posted: July 22, 2019.
Category - Medicines Update

Staff are asked to be aware of the following correction to the Initial Management of Neutropenic Sepsis in Adu...

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Guideline News May/June 2019

Posted: June 24, 2019.
Category - Medicines Update

New Adult NHSGGC Guidelines now available on StaffNet

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Therapeutics Handbook Update June 2019

Posted: June 21, 2019.
Category - Medicines Update

The Adult Therapeutics Handbook content has now been updated. Several sections have had minor content updates. Other changes include:

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Formulary Update (June 2019)

Posted: June 17, 2019.
Category - Formulary Update

This post summarises the latest NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde decisions relating to new medicines considered by the Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee (ADTC) and uses a nationally developed format specifically aimed for patients and the public.

For full details of the medicines included in this post that are available for use, including any restrictions on prescribing, please see the relevant entry in the GGC Formulary

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Targinact®– not recommended for use

Posted: May 24, 2019.
Category - Medicines Update

Targinact® (oxycodone with naloxone) prolonged release tablets are not recommended for use within NHS Scotland for the treatment of severe pain which can only be managed with opioid analgesics. Despite this, use in selected clinical areas o...

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