MP14 Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) guidelines


Category
Medicine management
Code
MP14
Issue No
5

Target Audience

All clinical staff

Purpose

To support the implementation of the Nicotine Management Policy and to ensure NRT is prescribed appropriately. These guidelines concentrate on the practicalities and the protocol of offering NRT to inpatients who wish to set a quit date. They are supplementary to the Trust Nicotine Management Policy. They also cover the effect of smoking cessation on the metabolism of various medicines and necessary dose adjustments.

Origin

Lead executive
Medical Director

Author and contact number
Senior Clinical Pharmacist
01244 397355


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

12 September 2013

Review Date

01 February 2018

Approval Meeting

Medicines Management Group (MMG)


Appendices

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