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LMSG DOAC Guide Update

The LLR DOAC guideline has been updated to include more advice regarding calculating creatinine clearance and initiation of edoxaban in patietns with a clearance over 95ml/min

    
19/04/2021
   
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Primary Care Warfarin Guidelines

The LLR warfarin guidelines have been updated to reflect changes to NICE CKS and includes changes to the assessment of thrombotic risk and an update to the interactions advice.

    
19/04/2021
   
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Covid Pandemic: Traffic Light Classifications of Drugs

The traffic light classification of drugs in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland helps to manage patient safety as well as the capacity of Primary and Secondary Care. Therefore it is important that the traffic light classifications found on www.lmsg.nhs.uk are still followed in particular red drugs need to be prescribed and supplied by secondary care and full shared care drugs transfer requests still require the appropriate shared care agreement documentation. See memo

    
27/04/2020
   
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Ingenol Mebutate Gel

Pleae be aware of the MHRA Alert: - Suspension of the licence due to risk of skin malignancy. Stop prescribing Picato and consider other treamtent for actinic keratosis in line with PCDS AK Guidelines

    
13/02/2020
   
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MHRA Supply disruption alert: Convulex (valproic acid) 150mg, 300mg & 500mg capsules. 

Presentations likely to be out of stock until April 2020. Please see alert for prescriber advice

    
24/12/2019
   
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MHRA Advice: Prescribing medicines in renal impairment: using the appropriate estimate of renal function to avoid the risk of adverse drug reactions

    
14/11/2019
   
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TAS Summary March 2019

    
27/03/2019
   
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TAS Summary December 2018

    
06/03/2019
   
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Shortage Alert July 2018
There is a long term supply problem with adrenaline auto-injector pens.
For further advice click here.

    
26/04/2018
   

 

 

 

 


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