The expert source of drug information in palliative and hospice care

The Palliative Care Formulary provides unrivalled and expert drug information for health professionals when caring for adult patients facing progressive life-limiting diseases. This trusted source goes beyond standard references providing health professionals with in-depth and practical guidance on drugs and treatment regimens to help improve quality of life.

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Independent information on general and specialist drug use in palliative care

 

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Rigorously researched information grounded firmly in everyday clinical practice

Publication Updates

11 Jan
Palliative Care Formulary January 2022 Update

This update contains 6 revised monographs.

The following monographs have been fully revised:
Diamorphine; Tapentadol.

The following monographs have undergone minor revision:
Drugs for oral inflammation and ulceration; Haemostatics; Oral candidosis; Parecoxib.

07 Dec
Palliative Care Formulary December 2021 Update

This update contains 8 revised monographs.

The following monographs have been fully revised:
Anticipatory prescribing in the community; Oxycodone.

The following monographs have undergone minor revision:
Antimuscarinics; Bronchodilators; Cyclizine; Demeclocycline; Desmopressin; Emollients.

09 Nov
Palliative Care Formulary November 2021 Update

This update contains 14 revised monographs and 1 discontinued monograph.

The following monographs have been fully revised: Codeine phosphate; Dihydrocodeine tartrate; Prolongation of the QT interval in palliative care; Tramadol; Weak opioids.

The following monographs have undergone minor revision: Baclofen; Barrier products; Dantrolene sodium; Drugs for pruritus; Nifedipine; Opioid antagonists (therapeutic target outside the CNS); Quick Clinical Guide: Bowel management in paraplegia and tetraplegia; Tamsulosin; Tizanidine.

The following monographs have been discontinued: Danazol.

12 Oct
Palliative Care Formulary October 2021 Update

This update contains 6 revised monographs.

The following monographs have been fully revised: Drug names; Opioid antagonists (therapeutic target within the CNS); Quick Clinical Guide: Reversal of opioid-induced respiratory depression.

The following monographs have undergone minor revision: Ferrous sulfate; Metronidazole; Prescribing for children.

14 Sep
Palliative Care Formulary September 2021 Update

This update contains 3 revised monographs.

The following monographs have been fully revised: *Alfentanil, Quick Clinical Guide: Procedure-related pain, Spinal analgesia.

10 Aug
Palliative Care Formulary August 2021 Update

This update contains 7 revised monographs.

The following monographs have been fully revised: Drugs and fitness to drive; Hydromorphone; Methadone; Quick Clinical Guide: Use of methadone for cancer pain.

The following monographs have undergone minor revision: Antimuscarinics; Haemostatics; Ketamine.

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