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1

Monitoring for statins 

LFTs:

  • at baseline
  • 3 months
  • 12 months

2

Monitoring for ACE inhibitors

  • U&E prior to treatment

 

  • U&E after increasing dose

 

  • U&E at least annually

3

Monitoring for Amiodarone

  • TFT, LFT, U&E, CXR prior to treatment

 

  • TFT, LFT every 6 months

4

Monitoring for Methotrexate

  • FBC and renal and LFTs before starting treatment
  • repeated weekly until therapy stabilised
  • thereafter patients should be monitored every 2-3 months
  • U&Es

5

Monitoring for Azathioprine

  • FBC, LFT before treatment

 

  • FBC weekly for the first 4 weeks

 

  • FBC, LFT every 3 months

6

Monitoring for Lithium

  • TFT, U&E prior to treatment

 

  • Lithium levels weekly until stabilised then every 3 months

 

  • TFT, U&E every 6 months

7

Monitoring for sodium valproate

  • LFT, FBC before treatment

 

  • LFT 'periodically' during first 6 months

8

Monitoring for glitazones

  • LFT before treatment

 

  • LFT 'regularly' during treatment