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Drugs that cause Agrnulocytosis

Atypical - Clozapine
AED - carbamazepine
Cytotoxic - methotrexate
Ax - penicillin / co-trimoxazole / chloramphenicol
Anti-depressant - Mirtazapine
Anti-Thyroid - Carbimazole

2

Monitoring on statin

LFT baseline, 3 months, 12 months

3

Monitoring ACEI

U+E baseline
Change in dose
Annual

4

Monitoring amiadarone

TFT, U+E, LFT, CXR baseline
TFT + LFT every 6 months

5

Monitoring methotrexate

FBC, U+E, LFT prior to starting and weekly till stable
Then 2-3 months

6

Monitoring azathioprine

FBC + LFT prior
Then every 3 months

7

Monitoring lithium

TFT + U+E prior and every 6 months
Lithium level until stable then 3 monthly

8

Monitoring Sodium valrpoate

LFT anf FBC prior
LFT every 6 months

9

Monitoring Glitazone

LFT prior and regular

10

What drugs cause impaired glucose tolerance

BB
Thiazide
Steroid
Tacrolimus
Interferon Alpha
Anti-psychotics

11

What drugs cause drug induced thrombocytopenia

Heparin
Abiximab
NSAID
Diuretic - furosemide
Ax - rifampicin, sulphonamide, penicillin
AED - carbamazepine / valproate

12

What drugs can cause urinary retention

Anti-cholinergic
TCA
Opiods
NSAID
Alcohol
Benzo
Spinal
Epidural

13

What drugs cause lung fibrosis

Amiadarone
Nitranfurantoin
Dopamine agonist
Methotrexate
Sulfasalsine

14

What drugs cause photosensitivity

Thiazide
Amiadarone
Ax - tetracycline, cipro, sulphonamide
Sulphonurea

15

What drug cause cataract

Steroid

16

What drug cause optic neuritis

Ethambutol
Amiadarone
Metronidazole

17

What drug cause retinopathy

Hydroxychloroquine
Quinine

18

p450 inhibitors (increase warfarin)

the A's

Acute alcohol
Amiadarone
Allopurinol
Anti-depressant - SSRI
Ax - cipro / erythromycin / co-trimox / metronidazole
Anti-fungal - azole

Other
Cranberry
NSAID
Isonazid
Omeprazole
Sodium valproate

19

p450 inducers (decrease warfarin and OCP)

Vit K
AED - carbamazepine / phenytoin
Barbiturates
Rifampicin
St Johns wort
Smoking
Chronic alcohol

20

White and black square BNF

Less suitable to prescribe

21

Black triangle down BNF

Newly licensed

22

NHS with line through

Not prescirbale on NHS

23

Square with PoM

Prescription only

24

Square with CD

Controlled drug

25

When do you get digoxin level

6 hours post dose

26

When would you get trough level of phenytoin

Adjusting dose
Toxicity
Detecting non-adherance
Regular monitoring not require

27

When do you get lithium

12 hours post dose

28

When do you get ciclosporin

Immediately before dose