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

Eye

Medicines Update Primary Care August 2015

Posted: August 13, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Eye Formulary

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Lumigan® 0.3mg/ml eye drops
  • E- Formulary Update
  • High Cost/ Expensive Medicines

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Safety Alert: Minims® Unit Dose Eye Drops

Posted: July 10, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Eye

The manufacturer has removed the labelling on the Minims® unit dose vials. The label previously had an identification code and abbreviated strength printed on the body of the container. The strength is now embossed

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Safe prescribing of corticosteroid eye drops

Posted: March 27, 2015.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Eye

Potential patient safety concerns were raised to East Dunbartonshire prescribing group relating to patients inadvertently continuing to use corticosteroid eye drops beyond the recommended duration. A local audit of patients after catara...

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October Formulary Updates: Eye Section and Recent Decisions

Posted: November 10, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - SMC Eye Cancer

Adult Formulary: Eye section update This part of the Formulary has recently been reviewed with input from specialists in acute and primary care. All sections have been reviewed, with some major changes to the format for section 11.8.1...

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Medicines Update Primary Care - October 2014

Posted: October 15, 2014.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Prescribing Indicators Antimicrobial Prescribing Eye Prescribing

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This bulletin contains information on:

  • Antiepileptic Drugs
  • Epistatus®
  • Zerodouble® Gel
  • MHRA Nitrofurantoin Advice
  • Eye lid Products
  • Adrenaline Pen advice
  • Change to Yellow Card Reporting
  • Praziquantel
  • Antibiotic Awareness Day 2014

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PostScript Primary Care - June 2013 Summer & Travel

Posted: June 25, 2013.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Eye Vaccines

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This edition contains articles on

  • Jext® adrenaline auto-injector
  • Travel vaccines
  • Hay fever and allergies
  • Sunscreens and ACBS
  • Malaria prophylaxis
  • Extended travel abroad
  • Useful resources

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PostScript Primary Care (March 2011)

Posted: March 01, 2011.
Category - Medicines Update Primary Care
Tagged with - Dabigatran Erectile Dysfunction Eye

  • Generic  Prescribing of Immunosupressants in Renal Patients
  • Community Pharmacy Unscheduled Care PGD
  • I-Caps
  • Pulmicort CFC Free Inhaler Discontinued
  • Dabigatran
  • Erectile Dysfunction

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PostScript 54 (November 2009)

Posted: November 01, 2009.
Category - Medicines Update
Tagged with - Eye Vaccines

To view this edition as a PDF, please click here.   This edition of PostScript contains information on: Age related Macular De...

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