Volume 10 – 2019

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Issue 12 - December 2019 Prescribing of Multivitamins; Safety Needles; High Risk Drug Combinations ; NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue11-November 2019 Controlled Drug quantities ; STOP list - Rubefacients ; Opioid resource pack; NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications ; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue10 - October 2019 Glycopyrronium Liquid; Medicine shortages and SSP; Oxycodone Audit; NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 9 - September 2019 Braltus Zonda® is the cost-effective choice; Prescribe Methotrexate subcutaneous injection by brand; Helicobacter Pylori Stool Antigen testing Update ; NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 8 - August 2019 Prescribing of Fluoroquinolones; Rivaroxaban® and food; Prescribing of Mefenamic Acid; NICE Guidance - Northern Ireland Service Notifications; Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 7 - July 2019 Vesicare® to Generic Solifenacin Switch, Prescribing of Atorvastatin 30mg and 60mg Tablets, Penicillin Allergy and Increased Risk of MRSA and C. Difficile,NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications, Managed Entry Decisions Download
Issue 6 - June 2019 Choice of DPP-4 Inhibitor (gliptin): Alogliptin ,Ciclosporin to Prevent Organ Transplant Rejection,Osmotic Laxatives in the Treatment of Uncomplicated Constipation,NICE Summary on Valproate Use, NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications, Managed Entry Decisions Download
Braltus Inhaler supplement - May 2019 Braltus Zonda - Cost-Effective Tiotropium Prescribing; Switching tiotropium dry powder inhalers to Braltus Zonda®: What two local GP Practices did;MHRA Alert: Risk of inhalation of capsules;Resources available to help with the Braltus® switch Download
Issue 5 - May 2019 Insulin Safety Week: 20th to 26th May ;Immediate Release Fentanyl Preparations ;Management of Ordering Controlled Drugs for Stock;NICE Guidance — Northern Ireland Service Notifications ;Managed Entry Decisions Download
Deprescribing supplement - May 2019 Background to deprescribing; Benefits of deprescribing; Area of focus; Drugs for overactive bladder; Antidepressants; Bisphosphonates; Betahaistine; Mucolytics ; Benzodiazepines; Pain Medicines for Persistent Pain; Pregabalin and Gabapentin; Opioids; Co-proxamol ; Lidocaine plasters ; Methocarbamol Download