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Pharmacy owner’s son jailed for selling controlled drugs

A pharmacy worker has been jailed for six years for illegally selling controlled drugs he purchased through his mother’s pharmacy.

Pharmacist jailed for selling drugs worth £280k on black market

A West Midlands pharmacist has received a 28-month prison sentence for selling medicines on the black market.

New MHRA website for PILs and SPCs

New site provides information on SPCs, PILs and PARs

MHRA explores POM to P switch for the pill and HRT

MHRA looking at reclassification of HRT and OCs to Pharmacy medicines.

Fifth MHRA alert recalls more ranitidine products

This latest recall follows recalls of ranitidine products on 8 October, 17 October, 25 October and 19 November.

Google urged to crack down on fake medicine sites

Google and other search engines need to take more action against websites selling fake medicines, says an IP protection firm.

MHRA recalls prescription-only Zantac batches

Four types of prescription-only Zantac have been recalled by the MHRA as a precautionary measure.

Raine replaces Hudson at MHRA

Dr June Raine is taking over Ian Hudson as interim chief executive of the MHRA pending a permanent appointment.

Recall: aripiprazole 1mg/ml oral solution

Class 2 Medicines Recall: Aripiprazole 1mg/ml oral solution (EL (19)A/20).

Drug alert: Defect in Emerade devices

There is a risk of some Emerade syringes failing to deliver adrenaline doses due to blockage of the needle, the MHRA warns.

Drug reaction reports from community pharmacists fall

The number of reports from community pharmacists to the yellow card reporting system fell between 2018 and 2017.

Recall of paracetamol 500mg tablets

M&A Pharmachem has recalled batches of paracetamol 500mg tablets because of “a small number" of contaminated pots.

Pharmacists urged to make Yellow Card reports

While Yellow Card reports doubled between 2009 and 2017, 2018 saw a “significant decrease in reports from some healthcare professional groups”

Acnecide face gel and face wash going GSL?

The MHRA is consulting on a proposal to make Acnecide Face 5% w/w Gel and Acnecide Face Wash 5% w/w Gel available from general sales outlets

NHS ramps up guidance for 'no deal' Brexit

Health sector preparations for readiness to leave with ‘no deal’ have been ramped up

MHRA black market crackdown working

As of February 2019, 32 investigations have been initiated and 86 suspects arrested or interviewed under caution

MHRA recalls heart and blood pressure medication

The MHRA has recalled three batches of blood pressure and heart medication Irbesartan due to contamination fears

FMD deadline: “Progress” towards compliance sufficient

Pharmacists are advised that despite early glitches most medicine packs with FMD safety features may be dispensed

Pharmacies “must work towards” FMD by February 9

Regulators are expected to be “pragmatic” about enforcement, according to the FMD Working Group 

Teething gels to go pharmacy only

Lidocaine-containing products used for teething are to be sold only in pharmacies, the MHRA has announced.

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