Your GP Should Not Prescribe These Medicines

The NHS is asking doctors to stop or greatly reduce the prescribing of certain medicines or treatments. This is because the medicines are:

  • Not as safe as other medicines OR
  • Not as good (effective) as other medicines OR
  • More expensive than other medicines that do the same thing OR
  • Should NOT be available on the NHS in some circumstances.

For more information and a list of products, please see this leaflet.