NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Medicines

Contraceptives

PostScript Primary Care - March 2014

Posted: March 26, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Osteoporosis Contraceptives Mental Health Prescribing

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Clomipramine shortage
  • Combined oral contraceptives
  • Addison's Disease
  • Polypharmacy LES 2013/14 Final Submission
  • Vitamin D FAQ and Patient Information Leaflet
  • Strontium Ranelate Restriction
  • Searching for Drug Allergies or adverse reactions on EMIS
  • Changes to PostScript Alerts

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Postscript Primary Care - June 2012

Posted: July 03, 2012.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Contraceptives Vaccines Wounds

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  • Travel vaccines
  • Tacrolimus prescribing advice
  • Intranasal corticosteroids
  • Sunscreens and ACBS
  • Anapen® precautionary recall
  • Formulary oral contraceptives
  • Updated Wound Dressings Formulary
  • Indwelling Pleural Catheter Drainage Systems

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (July/August 2011)

Posted: July 29, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Paracetamol Diabetes Contraceptives Vaccines

  • Safer lithium therapy
  • Unscheduled care PGD
  • MAS registration forms
  • Glasgow Addiction Services Agreement
  • Discontinuation of calamine preparations
  • Kwikpen
  • Fever after immunisation
  • Compliance aid equipment
  • Paracetamol dosing in children
  • CMS implementation
  • Contraception and antibiotic advice
  • Patient signatures on prescription forms
  • Prescribing Indicators

 

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PostScript Primary Care (June 2011)

Posted: June 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Osteoporosis Antimicrobial Prescribing Paracetamol Diabetes Contraceptives Vaccines Mental Health

  • Safer lithium therapy
  • Reporting of HbA1c
  • Kwikpens
  • Bisphosphonates and atypical femoral fractures
  • ASSIGN risk score
  • Paracetamol dosing in children
  • Fever after immunisation
  • Yasmin
  • Meningitis prophylaxis

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PostScript Community Pharmacy (June 2011)

Posted: June 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Community Pharmacy
Tagged with - Contraceptives

  • Scottish Action Plan for Tuberculosis
  • Calamine product discontination
  • Chronic Medication Service - implementation
  • Delivery of stock of CD to GP practices
  • Contraception in women taking antibiotics
  • Pharmacy technician registration
  • Prescribing of antipyschotic depot injections
  • New stoma regulations
  • Sip feeds

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PostScript Primary Care (April 2011)

Posted: April 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Diabetes Contraceptives Vaccines Alternative Therapies Mental Health

  • Vaccines subject to temperature storage problems
  • Change in advice regarding additional contraception for women taking antibiotics
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Herbal Flos Lonicerae
  • Atypical Antipsychotics
  • Eu Directive on Traditional Herbal Medicines
  • Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose
  • New Learning Resource on understanding and using Drug Safety Information

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PostScript Primary Care (February 2011)

Posted: February 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Dronedarone Diabetes Contraceptives

  • Implanon/Nexplanon
  • Lithium
  • Patients  Association on Pain
  • Pioglitazone and Insulin
  • Saliva Substitutes
  • Dronedarone
  • Evidence into Practice

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PostScript 52 (July 2009)

Posted: July 01, 2009.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Unlicensed Medicines Contraceptives Anticoagulants

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