Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Latest Medicines Updates & News

Prescribing Medicines by Brand

Posted: Monday, September 9, 2019

Category - Medicines Update

Key Messages Generic prescribing is usually recommended due to cost-effectiveness, however in certain circumstances it is important to prescribe medication by brand name Examples of medication to be pre...


Formulary Update (August 2019)

Posted: Monday, 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