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news Jan 18 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Recombinant human erythropoietins: very rare risk of severe cutaneous adverse reactions (SCARs)    
10/01/2018
 
news Jan 18 - MHRA Drug Safety Update Daclizumab (Zinbryta▼) and risk of severe liver injury: new restrictions to use and strengthened liver monitoring     
10/01/2018
 
news Dec 17 - New Drug Added to Formulary Sucroferric oxyhydroxide (Velphoro® ) 500mg chewable tablets for the last line treatment of hyperphosphatemia in adult renal dialysis patients    
02/01/2018
 
news Dec 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Fingolimod (Gilenya▼): new contraindications in relation to cardiac risk     
19/12/2017
 
news Dec 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Gadolinium contrast agents and risk of tissue accumulation—removal of Omniscan and intravenous Magnevist from February; restrictions to use of other linear agents     
19/12/2017
 
news Dec 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Fingolimod (Gilenya▼): updated advice about risk of cancers and serious infections     
19/12/2017
 
news Dec 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Eluxadoline (Truberzi▼): risk of pancreatitis; do not use in patients who have undergone cholecystectomy or in those with biliary disorders     
19/12/2017
 
news Dec 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Cladribine (Litak, Leustat) for leukaemia: reports of progressive multifocal encephalopathy (PML); stop treatment if PML suspected     
19/12/2017
 
news Nov 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Quinine: reminder of dose-dependent QT-prolonging effects; updated medicine interactions    
30/11/2017
 
news Nov 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Oral tacrolimus products: reminder to prescribe and dispense by brand name only    
30/11/2017
 
news Nov 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Antiepileptic drugs: updated advice on switching between different manufacturers’ products    
30/11/2017
 
news Oct 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Isotretinoin (Roaccutane): rare reports of erectile dysfunction and decreased libido    
31/10/2017
 
news Oct 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Gabapentin (Neurontin): risk of severe respiratory depression    
31/10/2017
 
news Oct 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Clozapine: reminder of potentially fatal risk of intestinal obstruction, faecal impaction, and paralytic ileus    
31/10/2017
 
news Oct 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Methylprednisolone injectable medicine containing lactose (Solu-Medrone 40 mg): do not use in patients with cows’ milk allergy     
31/10/2017
 
news Oct 17 - APC recommendation: Oxybutynin (IR and MR) and propantheline for hyperhidrosis    
30/10/2017
 
news Oct 17 - APC PIL Freestyle Libre - Frequently asked questions for patients    
26/10/2017
 
news Oct 17 - APC interim position statement: FreeStyle Libre® Flash Glucose Monitoring system (not recommended for prescribing)    
26/10/2017
 
news Oct 17 - APC shared care guidance: Cinacalcet for Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Adult End Stage Renal Disease Patients Established on Dialysis Therapy    
20/10/2017
 
news Oct 17 - APC recommendation Tioguanine for the treatment of adults with inflammatory bowel disease (off-label)    
10/10/2017
 
news Oct 17 - APC recommendation: Ferric maltol (Feraccru) for iron deficiency anaemia in adults with IBD    
10/10/2017
 
news Oct 17 - APC recommendation: Golimumab 100 mg for UC in adult patients weighing <80kg (off-label)    
10/10/2017
 
news Sep 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Miconazole (Daktarin): over-the-counter oral gel contraindicated in patients taking warfarin    
09/10/2017
 
news Sep 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Loperamide: reports of serious cardiac adverse reactions with high doses of loperamide associated with abuse or misuse    
09/10/2017
 
news Aug 17 - APC recommendation: Duavive (conjugated oestrogens and bazedoxifene) for oestrogen deficiency in the menopause    
04/09/2017
 
news Aug 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Ibrutinib (Imbruvica▼): reports of ventricular tachyarrhythmia; risk of hepatitis B reactivation and of opportunistic infections    
16/08/2017
 
news Aug 17: MHRA Drug Safety Update: Corticosteroids: rare risk of central serous chorioretinopathy with local as well as systemic administration    
16/08/2017
 
news Aug 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Adrenaline auto-injectors: updated advice after European review    
16/08/2017
 
news Aug 17: APC guidance: Management of Vitamin D Deficiency and Insufficiency in pregnancy and lactation     
15/08/2017
 
news Aug 17 - APC guidance: Management of Vitamin D Deficiency in ADULTS (excluding pregnant and breastfeeding patients)    
15/08/2017
 
news Jul 17 - APC recommendation: Collagenase (Xiapex®) for Peyronie’s disease (not approved)    
04/08/2017
 
news Jul 17 - APC recommendation: Botulinum toxin for achalasia    
04/08/2017
 
news Jul 17 - APC recommendation: Botulinum toxin for oesophageal spasm    
04/08/2017
 
news Jul 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Nivolumab (Opdivo▼), pembrolizumab (Keytruda▼): reports of organ transplant rejection     
31/07/2017
 
news Jul 17 - MHRA Drug safety Update: Daclizumab (Zinbryta▼) and risk of severe liver injury: initiation in multiple sclerosis now restricted, promptly review patients already on treatment    
31/07/2017
 
news Jul 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Bendamustine (Levact): increased mortality observed in recent clinical studies in off-label use; monitor for opportunistic infections, hepatitis B reactivation    
31/07/2017
 
news Jul 17 - APC shared care guidance: Prograf (tacrolimus caps) in adult liver transplant    
11/07/2017
 
news Jul 17 - APC shared care guidance: Mycophenolate mofetil in adult liver transplant    
11/07/2017
 
news Jul 17 - APC shared care guidance: Azathioprine in adult liver transplant    
11/07/2017
 
news Jul 17 - APC shared care guidance: Advagraf (tacrolimus MR caps) in adult liver transplant    
11/07/2017
 
news Jun 17 - APC recommendation: Moxifloxacin eye drops for bacterial keratitis    
23/06/2017
 
news Jun 17 - APC recommendation: Fluticasone propionate and azelastine combination nasal spray (Dymista) for allergic rhinitis    
23/06/2017
 
news Jun 17 - APC guidance: Allergic Rhinitis (adults and children)    
23/06/2017
 
news Jun 17 - APC guidance: Pharmacological management of Heart Failure    
23/06/2017
 
news Jun 17 - APC guidance: optimising prescribing for chronic stable angina    
08/06/2017
 
news May 17 - APC recommendation: Rivaroxaban for thromboprophylaxis post acetabular fracture (KCH only)    
06/06/2017
 
news May 17 - APC guidance: GLP-1 pathway for adults with type 2 diabetes    
11/05/2017
 
news May 17 - APC recommendation: Quadrivalent HPV vaccine (Gardasil®) for anogenital warts in adults     
11/05/2017
 
news Apr 17: MHRA Drug Safety Update: MS therapies: rebound effect after stopping or switching treatments    
08/05/2017
 
news Apr 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: Valproate and developmental disorders: further consideration of risk minimisation measures    
08/05/2017
 
news Mar 17 - APC treatment pathway: Pharmacological management of Restless Legs Syndrome - including new treatments    
04/04/2017
 
news Mar 17 - MHRA Drug Safety Update: SGLT2 inhibitors: updated advice on increased risk of lower-limb amputation    
29/03/2017
 

 

 

 

 


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