News Letters 2014


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November 2014

Local newsletter providing information on the European Antibiotic Awareness Day, the prescribing of co-amoxiclav for lower back pain, an update from the MHRA on the use of nitrofurantoin in patients with renal impairment, NHS Grampian's choice of thickeners in the management of dysphagia and the increased use of Pregabalin and Gabapentin

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September
2014

Local newsletter providing Domperidone Guidance, a new MHRA warning on combination use of medicines from different classes of renin-angiotensin system, the use of high dose steroid inhalers and two new inhalers for COPD added to the GJF

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July
2014

Local newsletter providing an Antibiotic Update including the increase in oral doses of amoxicillin and ampicillin for children. Nitrofurantoin and MHRA revision of advice and a report on antimicrobial use and resistance in Humans 2012. Also includes CD changes to tramadol, lisdexamfetamine, zopiclone and zaleplon.

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May
2014

Local Newsletter on the new Grampian Formulary App
St John's wort - interaction with hormonal contraceptives
Domperidone - risk of cardiac side effects

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March
2014

ScriptSwitch Update

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