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Medicine Specific Guidelines

These are approved guidelines that specifically relate to a single medicine, or group of medicines, rather than focusing on the management of a specific disease. 

Guidelines In This Category

application/pdfAmifampridine - NHS England April 2013 (205 KB)31/07/2013Download
application/pdfAntimicrobial Formulary Secondary Care Nov 15 (2.05 MB)10/11/2015Download
application/pdfAntimicrobial Guidelines for Primary Care - UTI in Pregnancy Letter (182 KB)20/08/2009Download
application/pdfAntimicrobial Guidelines Primary Care 2015 (29.00 MB)14/10/2015Download
application/pdfArmour Thyroid - Staement from british Thyroid Association Exec Committee (99 KB)29/07/2014Download
application/mswordArmour Thyroid UKMI Q&A (131 KB)29/07/2014Download
application/pdfAssociation of escitalopram(Cipralex®) with dose-dependent QT interval prolongation (941 KB)09/01/2012Download
application/pdfAsthma - adult guidelines ELHE February 2015_v1.12 (245 KB)18/06/2014Download
application/pdfBisphosphonates - Guidelines for the Management of Patients on Long Term Therapy (368 KB)19/04/2013Download
application/pdfBisphosphonates Letter 2010 -management of patients in Primary Dental Practice (86 KB)15/02/2013Download
application/pdfBuccal Midazolam (Buccolam) - Guidance for Practitioners (146 KB)17/11/2011Download
application/pdfCitalopram and Escitalopram: QT interval prolongation - new maximum daily dose restrictions, contrai (193 KB)09/01/2012Download
application/pdfClopidogrel Patient Information Leaflet (248 KB)26/07/2013Download
application/pdfConsensus Statement for Oral Anticoagulant Drugs for the prevention of stroke & systemic embolism in (379 KB)03/12/2014Download
application/pdfCOPD - Management in Primary Care - February 2015_v 6.8 (466 KB)20/08/2014Download
application/pdfDabigatran,Rivaroxaban, Apixaban Prescribing Guidance in patients with non-valvular AF (890 KB)26/10/2012Download
application/pdfDalteparin Prophylaxis Switch (60 KB)21/12/2011Download
application/pdfDapoxetine for the on demand treatment premature ejaculation (382 KB)04/07/2012Download
application/pdfDementia Medicines Prescribing Information Sheet (460 KB)07/09/2015Download
application/pdfDexamethasone Injection - medication safety ELHT (386 KB)02/02/2015Download
application/pdfDuloxetine (Yentreve) for Urinary Incontinence Guidelines (120 KB)14/08/2007Download
application/pdfEast Lancs Health Economy Dabigatran Positiion Statement for prevention of non-valvular AF_final _Ja (244 KB)19/01/2012Download
application/pdfEscitalopram Promotional Agreement (24 KB)01/07/2008Download
application/pdfFingolimod (Gilenya®) Position Statement ELHE for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis (329 KB)20/12/2012Download
application/pdfFondaparinux (Arixtra) Guidelines for Acute Coronary Syndromes (684 KB)01/07/2008Download
application/pdfFosfomycin 3g Guidance and Prescribing proforma for GPs (300 KB)02/04/2014Download
application/pdfFosfomycin GP protocol - Appendix 2 (361 KB)02/04/2014Download
application/pdfGlucosamine patient information leaflet (1.51 MB)19/03/2009Download
application/pdfGolimumab for moderate to severe ulcerative colitis Position Statement ELHT Feb 14 (443 KB)19/05/2014Download
application/pdfGrapefruit - medication interactions: Forbidden fruit or avoidable consequences? (300 KB)07/01/2013Download
application/pdfGuidance for Healthcare professionals on Drug Driving (132 KB)16/02/2015Download
application/pdfGuideline for the Use of Droperidol (Xomolix) (41 KB)06/07/2011Download
application/pdfGuidelines for Prescription of Anticoagulation for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation (19 KB)12/05/2009Download
application/pdfHepatitis C policy statement NHS England 2015 (194 KB)04/09/2015Download
application/pdfInfliximab for Pyoderma Gangrenosum EL Position Statement (149 KB)29/05/2012Download
application/pdfLipid Modification - East Lancashire Health Economy October 2014 (375 KB)05/01/2011Download
application/pdflmwh - UNDER REVIEW (5 KB)18/09/2015Download
application/pdfManagement of Patients receiving treatment with Bisphosphonates (170 KB)15/02/2013Download
application/pdfMouth Care for Head and Neck Chemotherapy/Radiotherapy Patients_PIL (81 KB)20/09/2012Download
application/pdfNew Drug Driving Rules - Leaflet (895 KB)16/02/2015Download
image/jpegNew Drug Laws (32 KB)16/02/2015Download
application/pdfNOACS - Management of patients attending for endoscopy ELHT (315 KB)10/08/2015Download
application/pdfNutritional Supplementation Post Bariatric Surgery (102 KB)21/07/2011Download
application/pdfOxycodone use for post-operative pain -GP Advice (37 KB)16/03/2012Download
application/pdfOzurdex Position Statement (254 KB)28/02/2012Download
application/pdfPolicy for the prescribing of Vits, Minerals, Supplements, Herbal and Homeopathic Medicines without (205 KB)20/12/2012Download
application/pdfPost-operative pain relief- Patient Information (234 KB)16/03/2012Download
application/pdfPrescribing Guidance - LMWH - supporting document (513 KB)18/09/2015Download
application/pdfRituximab (MabThera) in Rheumatoid Arthritis non NICE approved indications policy (315 KB)23/03/2012Download
application/pdfRituximab ANCA - NHS England Policy April 2013 (267 KB)31/07/2013Download
application/pdfSMC Stiripentol Position Statement Dec 2008 (84 KB)18/07/2012Download
application/pdfSodium oxybate All Wales decision (47 KB)05/03/2012Download
application/pdfSodium Oxybate NETAG Appraisal Report (193 KB)05/03/2012Download
application/pdfSodium Oxybate SMC decision (104 KB)05/03/2012Download
application/pdfThe Prescribing of High Concentrate Fluoride Toothpaste-DTB (325 KB)20/09/2012Download
application/pdfTicagrelor GP Individual Notification Form (252 KB)31/05/2012Download
application/pdfTicagrelor Position Statement ELHE (220 KB)23/03/2012Download
application/pdfTinzaparin - Dosage Guidance for Treatment & Prophylaxis of VTE - Poster Format (1.94 MB)14/08/2007Download
application/pdfTinzaparin - Thromboprophylaxis Guidelines for the prevention of VTE (86 KB)14/08/2007Download
application/pdfTinzaparin - Thromboprophylaxis Guidelines for the prevention of VTE - Poster Format (6.59 MB)14/08/2007Download
application/pdfVitamin D in Children Guideline ELHT (239 KB)04/11/2014Download
application/pdfXiapex (Collagenase clostridium histolyticum) Policy (453 KB)22/01/2014Download
application/pdfXiapex Prior Approval Form (183 KB)15/02/2013Download



All material in this section is aimed at health professionals, but is information currently held within the public domain.   Members of the public seeking advice on medicine-related matters are encouraged to speak with their GP, pharmacist or nurse, or contact NHS Direct on 0845 46 47. 

Richard Lee, East Lancashire Health Economy New Drugs Pharmacist.


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