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SMC Update - August 2017

The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) has issued its monthly advice on newly licensed medicines.

Desmopressin (Noqdirna®) has been accepted for restricted in the symptomatic treatment of nocturia due to idiopathic nocturnal polyuria in adults. The restriction limits use to adults aged 65 years and over.

Action: Clinicians should be aware of the recommendations of the SMC. Routine use of rejected and restricted medicines should be avoided.