Issue 6 - Dec13

Lifestyle changes post myocardial infarction: update to NICE guidance; Temazepam price increases; Fluenz®- check expiry dates Simvastatin 80mg use — local Cardiology advice; Higher rosuvastatin use does not improve QoF data; Branded statin use ; New strength atorvastatin tablets; Change to USA statin guidelines; Inhaled corticosteroids in COPD and risk of serious pneumonia; Tramadol: updated information on drug interactions; Nebivolol and slow titration in heart failure; Smoking cessation therapy