Drug Monitoring

Vision: prescription note  EMIS: Request issue button with the attached note
     
Medication Add a note Monitoring basis
Azathioprine “Drug that requires monitoring” 1-3 monthly
Carbamazepine “Drug that requires monitoring” 6 monthly
Chloroquine “Drug that requires monitoring” N/A
Ciclosporin “Drug that requires monitoring” N/A
Contraceptive Pill (Usally 63 Tabs) "Have you had a medical review in the last year?" If not please book one. N/A
Digoxin “Drug that requires monitoring” 6 monthly
Etanercept “Drug that requires monitoring” N/A
Hydroxychloroquine “Drug that requires monitoring” N/A
Infliximab “Drug that requires monitoring” N/A
Leflunomide “Drug that requires monitoring” N/A
Lithium “Drug that requires monitoring” 6 monthly
Mercaptopurine “Drug that requires monitoring” N/A
Mesalazine “Drug that requires monitoring” 6 monthly
Methotrexate “Drug that requires monitoring” 2-3 monthly
Orlistat Weight reading and date N/A
Penicillamine “Drug that requires monitoring” N/A
Phenytoin “Drug that requires monitoring” 6 monthly
Sodium Aurothiomalate “Drug that requires monitoring” N/A
Sulfasalazine “Drug that requires monitoring” 6 monthly
Warfarin Last INR value and date.  At least every 12 weeks
     
     
     
High risk medications –FOR THE SHRUBBERY ONLY  
Medication Action required  
NSAID’s (Ibuprofen, Naproxen and Diclofenac) Check if a creatinine blood test has been done in last year. If not, issue prescription and ask patient to have blood test before the next prescription request is made. Ask the patient to collect a blood form from the practice and then contact the practice to print a form off for the patient.