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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Comprehensive guidance for use across all stages of the patient journey

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Rigorously researched information grounded firmly in everyday clinical practice

Publication Updates

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.

13 Jul
Palliative Care Formulary July 2021 Update

This update contains 4 revised monographs and 1 discontinued monograph.

The following monographs have been fully revised: Anti-epileptics; Methenamine hippurate; Psychostimulants.

The following monographs have undergone minor revision: Drugs for pruritus.

The following monographs have been discontinued: Carbamazepine.

08 Jun
Palliative Care Formulary June 2021 Update

This update contains 3 revised monographs.

The following monographs have been fully revised: Nefopam; Phenobarbital.

The following monographs have undergone minor revision: Prescribing in palliative care.

11 May
Palliative Care Formulary May 2021 Update

This update contains 5 revised monographs.

The following monographs have been fully revised: Gabapentin and pregabalin, Levetiracetam, Valproate.

The following monographs have undergone minor revision: Prokinetics, Rifampicin.

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