NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Area Drug and Therapeutics Committee
Greater Glasgow and Clyde Prescribing
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2 Cardiovascular system

2.1 Positive inotropic drugs

2.1.1 Cardiac glycosides

The management of atrial fibrillation is subject to an NHSGGC guideline (available on the clinical guidelines store on StaffNet)

Preferred list
DIGOXIN

Prescribing Notes:

The management of persistent atrial fibrillation is the subject of a NHSGGC guideline

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/2309.htm

Total Formulary
DIGOXIN-SPECIFIC ANTIBODY (DIGIFAB) (INJECTION)

BNF Link: https://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/PHP760-digoxin-specific-antibody.htm

2.1.2 Phosphodiesterase type-3 inhibitors

Total Formulary
ENOXIMONE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/2318.htm

MILRINONE

Restrictions: Restricted to specialist initiation.

BNF Link: http://www.medicinescomplete.com/mc/bnf/current/2320.htm