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Ticagrelor 60mg

Posted: Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Category - Medicines Update

Following SMC advice that ticagrelor 60mg twice daily is not recommended for use in NHS Scotland, NHSGGC Heart MCN has recommended that the small number of patients currently receiving this should have their prescription changed to clopidogrel ...

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Bisphosphonates: Oral Health

Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017

Category - Medicines Update

Oral Health Management of Patients at Risk of Medication-related Osteonecrosis of the Jaw– new guidance and the role of prescribers and dispensers   Patients who are taking anti-resorptive or anti-a...

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