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Post-administration observation requirements for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

25 January 2021Advice on post-vaccination observation requirements in all settings

Post-administration observation requirements for AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

25 January 2021Advice on post-vaccination observation requirements in all delivery settings

Drug monitoring: factors to consider during Covid-19

29 December 2020This page gives background information and factors to consider for drug monitoring during Covid-19. You can find our main guidance and advice on individual medicines…

Guidance on the management of drugs requiring monitoring during COVID-19

25 November 2020Drug monitoring may include measuring levels of the drug itself in the body; reviewing blood, renal or liver function; or undertaking physical measurements such as…

DMARD drug monitoring in primary care during COVID-19 for stable adult patients

29 October 2020Variations exist in practice for DMARD monitoring, therefore we advise clinicians working in primary care to work with their specialist centres for patient-specific advice and…

RMOC Hydroxychloroquine retinopathy monitoring: Consultation running until 20/11/2020

19 October 2020Advice was requested from the Regional Medicines Optimisation Committee (RMOC) regarding the most appropriate and practical approach for the ophthalmology monitoring of patients who are…

Suggestions for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Adults in Primary Care

29 September 2020This document is intended to support local discussions on how to monitor commonly prescribed high risk medicines in primary care.    The monitoring parameters cited…

Lithium drug monitoring during COVID-19 for stable adult patients

7 April 2020This page gives advice on monitoring and prescribing lithium during the COVID-19 pandemic. General guidance on the management of medicines to treat mental health conditions…

Clozapine drug monitoring during COVID-19 for stable adult patients

2 April 2020General guidance for medicines management of mental health patients during COVID-19 is available from the Royal College of Psychiatrists Advice on other medicines with drug…

Management of patients currently on warfarin during Covid-19

1 April 2020This page gives advice on management of patients taking warfarin in primary care during the Covid-19 pandemic Advice on drug monitoring for other medicines during…