Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Latest Medicines Updates & News

Formulary Update (April 2018)

Posted: Wednesday, May 2, 2018

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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MUE 07: DOAC Prescribing

Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Category - Medicines Update Extra

 DOAC Prescribing in Patients with Non-Valvular AF and for the Treatment and Prevention of VTE

** This bulletin supersedes MUE 05 **

The FAQ includes:

  • Questions relating to indications/appropriateness of DOACs
  • Questions relating to choice of DOAC & dose
  • Questions relating to DOAC initiation
  • Further information and advice
  • Decision making algorithms

For information on the NHSGGC DOAC Patient Information Booklet and Alert Card click here.

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Formulary Update (February 2018)

Posted: Monday, March 5, 2018

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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