Paediatric Intravenous Medicines Monographs

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The Paediatric Risk and Effectiveness Committee  have approved the replacement of existing, locally produced paediatric IV monographs with national monographs from the Medusa Injectable Medicines Guide. (see below re: access from non-NHS pcs/devices) The monographs, which are updated regularly, have been prepared by the Medusa group in conjunction with the Neonatal and Paediatric Pharmacists group (NPPG) and are in wide use in other areas of the NHS across the UK. 

Access via Staffnet

Pdf copies of a set of core monographs are available to download from the Paediatric IV Monographs page on Staffnet.

These include:

ACETYLCYSTEINE (Admin guidance)

AMIKACIN 

AMPHOTERICIN LIPOSOMAL (Ambisome)

ACICLOVIR (concentrated solution)

AMINOPHYLLINE (Admin guidance)  

ACICLOVIR (powder for recon) 

AMOXICILLIN  

BENZYLPENICILLIN   

CALCIUM GLUCONATE (Example)

CEFUROXIME (Recon info)

CLINDAMYCIN 

CASPOFUNGIN

CHLORPHENAMINE

CO-AMOXICLAV

CEFOTAXIME (Brand recon info)

CICLOSPORIN

CO-TRIMOXAZOLE (Dilution table)

CEFTAZIDIME (Brand recon info)

CIPROFLOXACIN

CYCLIZINE

CEFTRIAXONE (Recon info)

CLARITHROMYCIN (Recon info)  

DEXAMETHASONE

DIAZEPAM EMULSION

DOPAMINE 

ESOMEPRAZOLE   

FERRIC CARBOXYMALTOSE (Cumulative iron dose)

FLUCONAZOLE

FUROSEMIDE 

FLUCLOXACILLIN (Brand recon info)  

GENTAMICIN   

HEPARIN SODIUM

 HYDROCORTISONE SODIUM SUCCINATE

HYOSCINE BUTYLBROMIDE 

HYDROCORTISONE SODIUM PHOSPHATE  

INSULIN (HUMAN SOLUBLE)   

LEVETIRACETAM

LINEZOLID (Example calculation)

LORAZEPAM

MEROPENEM

METOCLOPRAMIDE 

MIDAZOLAM

METHYLPREDNISOLONE SODIUM SUCCINATE

METRONIDAZOLE 

MORPHINE SULFATE

NALOXONE   

OMEPRAZOLE

ONDANSETRON  

PHENOBARBITAL SODIUM

PHYTOMENADIONE  

PHENYTOIN SODIUM

POTASSIUM 

RANITIDINE

RIFAMPACIN  

SALBUTAMOL

SODIUM CHLORIDE

SODIUM VALPROATE 

TEICOPLANIN

TOBRAMYCIN

TRANEXAMIC ACID 

VANCOMYCIN

VORICONAZOLE

 

Access from Non-NHS pcs and mobile devices

Access to the core set, as well as additional monographs, is available from the Injectable Medicines Guide website. 

Additionally, a mobile version of the Injectable Medicines Guide is available at http://www.injguide.nhs.uk/ 

[A log in is required for access from Non-NHS pcs and devices. This is available from Staffnet]

Monographs on the website are updated on a regular basis and it is the responsibility of the ward/clinical manager to ensure that any monographs printed directly from the site are up to date.

Medicines Information Support

Please note: the information contained within each monograph is brand-specific and is relevant to the brands described in the monograph and may not be completely accurate for other brands.  If there is no monograph for the particular brand of drug or for the medicine that you intend to administer, information may be available within the package itself or alternatively, please contact your clinical pharmacist or Medicines Information medinfo@ggc.scot.nhs.uk.  Tel: 0141 452 4691

 

Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 15 September 2017

Next review: 15 September 2019

Author(s): Medicines Information