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Prescribing newsletter August 2014

  • PGD update
  • Drug safety updates – adrenaline autoinjectors, renin-angiotensin system drug combinations, ivabradine, transdermal fentanyl
  • UKMi Medicines Q&As
  • NTAG decision summary – rivaroxaban for acute coronary syndromes, dapoxetine for premature ejaculation, high dose vitamin and mineral supplements for prevention of AMD
  • AccuCheck mobile
  • Blood glucose testing strips – important safety alert
  • COPD – further evidence on the risk of pneumonia with inhaled fluticasone or budesonide
  • Guidance for healthcare professionals on drug driving
  • High dose ibuprofen