Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Latest Medicines Updates & News -2021

Formulary Update (December 2021)

Posted: Thursday, December 16, 2021

Category - Formulary Update

This post summarises the latest NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde decisions relating to new medicines assessed by SMC and 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


COVID-19 Treatment Update - Dec 2021

Posted: Friday, December 10, 2021

Category - Medicines Update

Ronapreve® is now indicated in two distinct patient populations:

Group 1: Patients admitted unwell with COVID-19 who are negative for baseline serum anti-spike (anti-S) antibodies against SARS-CoV-2.

Group 2: Patients with early hospital onset COVID-19 who are at high risk of progression to severe COVID-19 or in whom COVID-19 infection presents a material risk of destabilising a pre-existing condition or illness or compromising recovery from surgery or other hospital procedure.