Citalopram is approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of depression. It appears to be very effective in the treatment of panic disorder and is being evaluated for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder , alcohol abuse, headache, post-traumatic stress disorder , and premenstrual syndrome. Serotonin is a brain chemical that carries nerve impulses from one nerve cell to another. Researchers think that depression and certain other mental disorders may be caused, in part, because there is not enough serotonin being released and transmitted in the brain. Like the other SSRI antidepressants, fluoxetine (Prozac), sertraline (Zoloft), and paroxetine (Paxil), citalopram increases the level of brain serotonin (also known as 5-HT). Increased serotonin levels in the brain may be beneficial in patients with obsessive-compulsive dirder, alcoholism, certain types of headaches, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), premenstrual tension and mood swings, and panic disorder. Citalopram is available in 20-mg, 40-mg, and 60-mg tablets. Amber guidance for IBD in children (azathioprine) Azathioprine PIL for IBD Azathioprine: patient information leaflet - children and young people with rheumatological conditions Azathioprine-Mercaptopurine PIL for IBD LTHT Medication Safety Alert (June 17) - patients with underlying cardiac disease - practical guidance MHRA Drug Safety Update (Feb 17): risk of serious adverse effects in patients with underlying cardiac disease National Paediatric IV Administration Guide (Medusa) - hyoscine butylbromide Amber Drug Guidance: Mercaptopurine for IBD Azathioprine-Mercaptopurine PIL for IBD Patient information leaflet: mercaptopurine for inflammatory bowel disease in children and young people UK guidelines: IBD in children Amber Drug Guidance: Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Children Aminosalicylates-5-asas PIL for IBD Mesalazine Foam Enema PIL for IBD Mesalazine Liquid Enema PIL for IBD Mesalazine oral PIL for IBD Mesalazine suppositories PIL for IBD UK Guidelines: IBD in children Amber Level 1- Specialist Recommendation These medicines are considered suitable for GP prescribing following specialist recommendation. There is no requirement for full Amber Drug Guidance. Generic Amber Level 1 Drug Guidance detailing responsibilities and information sources is available here Amber Level 2- Specialist Initiation but no monitoring requirements These medicines are considered suitable for GP prescribing following specialist initiation, including titration of dose and assessment of efficacy. Some Amber Level 2 products will have an associated Amber Level 2 Drug Guidance document, available by clicking on the traffic light symbol to the right of the drug name. If this is not available, generic Amber Level 2 Drug Guidance is available here Amber Level 3- Specialist Initiation with ongoing monitoring requirements (Full Amber Drug Guidance required) Medicines that should be initiated by a specialist, and which require significant monitoring on an ongoing basis. Full agreement to share the care of each specific patient must be reached under the amber drug agreement, and Amber Drug Guidance must be provided to the GP (available by clicking on the traffic light symbol to the right of the drug name). Guidance on the responsibilities for Red Drugs can be found here.
Detailed Fluconazole dosage information for adults and children. Includes dosages for Vaginal Candidiasis, Oral Thrush, Onychomycosis - Toenail and more; plus renal, liver and dialysis adjustments. Welcome. This NCHD guide is a small web app that will work off line once you have chosen your current hospital. Please "add to home screen" and an icon link will be.