intelog Cardiology Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the intelog editors to support primary care prescribing for cardiovascular conditions, including angina, heart failure and hypertension.

Latest news

High-dose statins could be made available over the counter, says NHS England

High-dose statins could be made available over the counter, says NHS England

High-dose statins could be supplied by pharmacists...

Updated NICE hypertension guidance halves threshold for prescribing antihypertensives

Updated NICE hypertension guidance halves threshold for prescribing antihypertensives

GPs should offer BP-lowering drugs to patients under...

Don't stop statins in elderly, say researchers

Don't stop statins in elderly, say researchers

Stopping statins after the age of 75 could increase...


Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected cardiovascular conditions:

Angina (including nitrates, beta-blockers and calcium channel blockers)



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