NICE Bites – Golimumab; Romiplostim; Psychosis with substance misuse;Opioid detoxification

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NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin which summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. NICE Bites May 2011; No 30 includes the following topics:

NICE TA220; Golimumab for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis,

NICE TA221; Romiplostim for the treatment of chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura,

NICE CG120; Psychosis with coexisting substance misuse

NICE CG52; Drug misuse: Opioid detoxification.