Palliative Care Formulary May 2020 Update
This update contains 1 new monograph and 44 revised monographs. Parecoxib is a new monograph for this update.
The following monographs have been fully revised: *Cannabinoids; *Ketorolac trometamol; Antibacterials in palliative care; Anti-emetics; Antipsychotics; Baclofen; Bronchodilators; Celecoxib; Cellulitis in a lymphoedematous limb; Dantrolene; Diclofenac sodium; Drugs for cough; Ibuprofen; Magnesium; Medicinal products off-label; Mouthwashes; NSAIDs; Opioid antagonists – outside the CNS; Oral candidosis; Oxygen; QCG – Cellulitis in lymphoedema; QCG – Inoperable bowel obstruction; QCG – Reversal of opioid-induced respiratory depression; Rifampicin; Skeletal muscle relaxants; Tizanidine.
The following monographs have undergone minor revision: *Alfentanil; *Methadone; Buprenorphine; Depot corticosteroid injections; Diamorphine; Fentanyl; Fentanyl (transmucosal); Hydromorphone; Morphine; Opioid antagonists – within the CNS; Oxycodone; Paracetamol; Principles of use of analgesics; QCG – Use of methadone; Rubefacients; Strong opioids; Tapentadol; Theophylline.