Summary of NICE guidance for Peripheral arterial disease & Common mental health disorders

Karoline Brennan, Senior Medicines Information Pharmacist, North West Medicines Information CentreSource North West Medicines Information CentrePublished

This edition of NICE Bites reflects current NICE guideline (as at October 2020). Please go to NICE for any updates to this guideline.

NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites No 31, June 2011 includes two topics:

NICE TA223; Cilostazol, naftidrofuryl oxalate, pentoxifylline and inositol nicotinate for the treatment of intermittent claudication in people with peripheral arterial disease

NICE CG123; Common mental health disorders. Sections covered include; local care pathways, psychological and psychosocial interventions, and pharmacological treatment (antidepressants).