Other considerations

Medicines adherence

Medicines adherence may be a problem for some people with medicines that require regular dosing (for example, some antibiotics); see the NICE guideline on medicines adherence).

Resource implications

Recommended antibiotics are all available as generic formulations, see Drug Tariff for costs.

  • Public Health England – Alcohol and drug misuse prevention and treatment collection
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)