News Letters 2016


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Date

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November 2016

  • Cardiovascular Risk With (NSAIDs) and COX-2 Inhibitors
  • Managing drug-drug interactions with Direct Acting Antivirals (DAAs) used to treat Hepatitis C
  • Scottish Therapeutics Utility

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July 2016

  • Polypharmacy Guidance for the safe and effective use of multiple medicines to manage long term conditions
  • Limited awareness of the direct oral anticoagulants; a patient safety issue

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May 2016

  • Primary Care Trimethoprim Prescribing - Snapshot Audit
  • Apremilast for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Strong opioids and co-prescribing of laxatives 

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April 2016

  • Valproate and risk of abnormal pregnancy outcomes: new communication materials
  • EMA confirms recommendations to minimise ketoacidosis risk with SGLT2 inhibitors for diabetes  
  • OctasaŽ now preferred brand of MR mesalazine in Grampian  
  • 'Don't Waste A Breath' Campaign - Poster and Facebook re-fresh

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