CAS Alert: Use of Antiviral Medicines

28 June 2016

Prescribers working in primary care and community pharmacists should no longer prescribe or supply antiviral medicines for the prophylaxis and treatment of influenza on an FP10 prescription form.

The most recent surveillance data from Public Health England indicates that circulation of influenza in the community has returned to baseline levels.

From CAS Alert reference number CEM/CMO/2016/003