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Pharmacists can alleviate Covid vaccine fears, BBC told

Pharmacists can alleviate people's fears about taking the Covid-19 vaccine, Thorrun Govind told the BBC. 

MHRA recalls batches of betahistine dihydrochloride tablets

The MHRA has recalled batches of betahistine dihydrochloride tablets.

Modafinil carries significant risk of birth defects, warns MHRA

A drug used to treat sleep disorders carries a risk of birth defects when taken in pregnancy.

 

MHRA asks pharmacists for views on acne medicine risks

The MHRA has asked pharmacists for views on the possible risks associated with the acne medicine isotretinoin.

MHRA cracks down on international medicines gang

A criminal network that was behind the illegal online sale of medicines in the UK has been stopped.

Unlicensed US flu jab approved for temporary use in UK

An unlicensed flu vaccine used in the US for the past three winters has been granted temporary authorisation for the UK.

MHRA to link with overseas regulators post-Brexit

Pharmacos that submit applications to some or all of participating countries will have products evaluated in those countries simultaneously

MHRA recalls batches of Metoprolol 50mg tablets

The MHRA has recalled some batches of Metoprolol 50mg tablets.

MHRA recalls batches of Epilim 500mg gastro-resistant tablets

The MHRA has recalled batches of Epilim 500mg gastro-resistant tablets.

Elevated INR seen in patients on anticoagulants during pandemic

MHRA warns that acute illness may exaggerate effect of warfarin tablets and necessitate dose reduction.

HCPs asked to issue ‘stronger warnings’ on opioids

The MHRA is asking healthcare professionals to give patients “stronger warnings” on the risks of opioids.

Some batches of Neupro and Vimpat PIs subject to Class 2 recall

Six parallel distributors involved in recall of batches of Neupro 4mg/24 hour patches and Vimpat 100mg tablets

MHRA issues recall for Amlodipine 10mg tablets

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has published a medicines recall for Amlodipine 10mg tablets.

Clozapine toxicity in spotlight after two Coroners reports

Monitoring blood concentrations of clozapine for toxicity is now advised in certain clinical situations says MHRA.

Bipolar disorder tablets to be discontinued

Priadel 200mg and 400mg modified release tablets are to be discontinued, with all remaining supplies expected to run out by April of next year. 

New restrictions on OTC sales of stimulant laxatives

Smaller packs, new labelling to warn products do not help with weight loss, and sales restricted to people over 18.

Search still on for accurate Covid antibody home test

None of 11 tests looked at for REACT-2 meet MHRA criteria for individual home use.

MHRA warns pharmacies about syringe labelling error

Pharmacists have been told to stop supplying a particular batch of syringes because of a labelling error.

MHRA warning over sweets contaminated with cannabis oil

A series of arrests have been made in West Yorkshire after sweets distributed in the area contained cannabis oil.

Stop selling Covid antibody test kits, companies asked

Companies providing Covid-19 antibody testing services involving fingerprick blood samples have been asked to put the service on hold.

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