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When prescribing antidepressants, be aware that dosulepin should not be prescribed

Do Not Do Recommendation   When prescribing antidepressants, be aware that dosulepin should not be prescribed Do Not Do...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

When prescribing drugs other than serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), dosulepin should not be prescribed.

Do Not Do Recommendation   When prescribing drugs other than serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), dosulepin should not be...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

Do not switch to, or start, dosulepin because evidence supporting its tolerability relative to other antidepressants is outweighed by the increased cardiac risk and toxicity in overdose.

Do Not Do Recommendation   Do not switch to, or start, dosulepin because evidence supporting its tolerability relative to other...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

KTT8: First-choice antidepressant use in adults with depression or generalised anxiety disorder

Dosulepin % items : the number of prescription items for dosulepin as a percentage of the total number of prescription...

Key therapeutic topic Published January 2015 Last updated February 2016

Augmentation of an antidepressant with pindolol* or thyroid hormones* [should not be used routinely] as there is inconsistent evidence of effectiveness

Although there is evidence that St John s wort may be of benefit in mild or moderate depression, practitioners should not prescribe or advise its use...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

Do not use ECT routinely for people with moderate depression but consider it if their depression has not responded to multiple drug treatments and psychological treatment.

Interventions: Use of ECT Source guidance details Guidance: Depression in adults: recognition and management (CG90) Published date: June 2016...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2016

Do not use electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) routinely for people with moderate depression but consider it if their depression has not responded to multiple drug treatments and psychological treatment.

Interventions: electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) Source guidance details Guidance: Depression in adults (CG90) Published date: October 2009 Paragraph...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

Augmentation of an antidepressant with buspirone*, carbamazepine*, lamotrigine* or valproate* [should not be used routinely] as there is insufficient evidence for their use.

Interventions: antidepressant augmentation: buspirone*; carbamazepine*; lamotrigine*; valproate* Source guidance details Guidance: Depression in...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

Medication management as a separate intervention for people with depression should not be provided routinely by services. It is likely to be effective only when provided as part of a more complex intervention.

Interventions: medication management alone Source guidance details Guidance: Depression in adults (CG90) Published date: October 2009 Paragraph...

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

Do not use risk assessment tools and scales to predict future suicide or repetition of self-harm.

In particular, do not use tricyclic antidepressants, such as dosulepin, because they are more toxic.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

Do not use risk assessment tools and scales to determine who should and should not be offered treatment or who should be discharged.

In particular, do not use tricyclic antidepressants, such as dosulepin, because they are more toxic.

Do not do recommendation Published June 2015

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings (CG173)

Evidence-based recommendations on the pharmacological management of neuropathic pain in adults in non-specialist settings

Clinical guideline Published November 2013 Last updated February 2017

Depression in adults: recognition and management (CG90)

Evidence-based recommendations on identifying and managing depression in adults aged 18 and over in primary and secondary care

Clinical guideline Published October 2009 Last updated April 2016

Self-harm in over 8s: long-term management (CG133)

Evidence-based recommendations on the longer-term treatment and management of self-harm in adults, young people and children (8 years and older)

Clinical guideline Published November 2011

Depression in adults with a chronic physical health problem: recognition and management (CG91)

Evidence-based recommendations on recognising and managing depression in adults aged 18 and over who have a chronic physical health problem

Clinical guideline Published October 2009

The 5 most viewed NICE 'do not do' recommendations

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges recently described our 'do not do' database as an excellent resource. The database allows you to search for recommendations that we've made on a clinical practice that should either be discontinued or not used routinely within the NHS. Take a look at the top 5 recommendations:

News Published December 2014