News Letters 2011


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Date

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November 2011

Dabigatran Prescribing Update
Citalopram - dose dependant QT interval prolongation
Specials formulations of omeprazole suspension
Laxido formulations

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September 2011

Change of contract for oral nutritional supplements
Prescribing of dabigatran for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in adults with atrial fibrillation
VSL#3
ScriptSwitch updates September 2011
Working With The Pharmaceutical Industry Guidance

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August 2011 NHS Grampians Top of the Pills
Prescribing Specials
Prucalopride (Resolor®) turned down by SMC
ScriptSwitch updates July 2011

Bugs & Drugs Vol 1
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June
2011

Emerging risk of carbapenemase-producing organisms
Surgical prophylaxis guidelines
CDI HEAT target empirical prescribing indicator 
New gentamicin on-line calculator launched

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June
2011
Prescribing of milk free formula
Oral Mucolytic Drugs
Pants on Prescription
Fluticasone nasal spray
ScriptSwitch updates May 2011

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May 2011

Esomeprazole - single isomer drug 
Sativex® Oromucosal Spray is Non-Formulary
Updated NHS Grampian Guidance in Relation to Unlicensed, Off-Label or Non-Formulary Medicines

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April
2011

Bio-Melatonin® prescribing
Clostridium difficile infection in the Community
Pivmecillinam 200mg tablets (Selexid®)
Prophylaxis of UTI and bacteraemia during catheter manipulation

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March
2011

Lipid lowering agents in Grampian 
Management of hypercholesterolemia