Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Medicines Update Primary Care

A monthly bulletin produced by the Central Prescribing Team aimed primarily at GPs and prescribers in primary care

Medicines Update Primary Care November 2017

Posted: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Category - Medicines Update Primary Care

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Zomorph® Preferred Brand Oral Morphine in Adults
  • Mefenamic Acid: Non Formulary
  • Freestyle Libre: What is it?
  • Homeopathic Prescribing Reminder
  • Healthy Start Vitamin Reminder
  • Gabapentin (Neurontin®) MHRA Warning: Rare Risk of Respiratory Depression
  • Drug Shortages
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Medicines Update Primary Care October 2017

Posted: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Category - Medicines Update Primary Care

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • New Lithium Monitoring Standards
  • MHRA Patient Safety Alert:Valproate and Pregnancy
  • Guideline: Clozapine Related Constipation
  • Clozapine: 'Out of Practice Drug'
  • Guideline: Trazodone Appropriate Formulation Choice and Use
  • Guideline: Reviewing Psychotropic Medicines in Care Homes
  • Updated Guideline: Depression in Primary Care
  • Drug Shortages (Staffnet)

 

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Medicines Update Primary Care June 2017

Posted: Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Category - Medicines Update Primary Care

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This bulletin contains informtion on:

  • The Scottish Therapeutics Utility (STU) and the Effective Feedback to Improve Primary Care Prescribing Safety (EFIPPS) Study
  • Pharmacist Independent Prescribers and Electronic Prescribing    
  • Hypoglycaemia Treatment with Sugary Drinks             
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