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Renal impairment warnings relaxed for metformin products

Renal impairment warnings relaxed for metformin products

Metformin-containing products can now be used in patients...

Liraglutide provides new weight loss option for overweight and obese adults

Liraglutide provides new weight loss option for overweight and obese adults

The antidiabetic drug liraglutide is now available...

NICE approves drugs for NSCLC and multiple myeloma

NICE approves drugs for NSCLC and multiple myeloma

NICE has approved pembrolizumab for use in non-small-cell...

Infographic: Improved steroid inhaler prescribing sees £2 million reduction in monthly spend

Infographic: Improved steroid inhaler prescribing sees £2 million reduction in monthly spend

Optimising prescribing of high-dose steroid inhalers...

Psychiatric advice issued for psoriasis treatment

Psychiatric advice issued for psoriasis treatment

The prescribing information for apremilast (Otezla)...

Flu antivirals now prescribable at NHS expense

Flu antivirals now prescribable at NHS expense

Antivirals for the treatment and prophylaxis of influenza...

Palbociclib provides new option in breast cancer

Palbociclib provides new option in breast cancer

Palbociclib (Ibrance) is licensed for use in combination...

New tiotropium inhaler for COPD patients

New tiotropium inhaler for COPD patients

Braltus uses the new Zonda inhaler to deliver the same...

Infographic: Antibiotic prescribing 'decreasing faster than ever'

Infographic: Antibiotic prescribing 'decreasing faster than ever'

Analysis of GP prescribing data from August 2010 to...

New single-tablet option for hepatitis C

New single-tablet option for hepatitis C

Zepatier (elbasvir/grazoprevir) is a once-daily, single-tablet...

NICE approves apremilast for refractory psoriasis

NICE approves apremilast for refractory psoriasis

In new guidance NICE recommends the use of apremilast...

New biologic option for Crohn's disease

New biologic option for Crohn's disease

Patients with moderately to severely active Crohn's...

Infographic: Long-term benzodiazepine use widespread, finds study

Infographic: Long-term benzodiazepine use widespread, finds study

Long-term use of benzodiazepines is a significant problem...

Start brimonidine gel at low dose in rosacea, cautions MHRA

Start brimonidine gel at low dose in rosacea, cautions MHRA

Treatment with the topical rosacea treatment brimonidine...

Earn 5 CPD credits at free MIMS workshop on mental health and type 2 diabetes

Earn 5 CPD credits at free MIMS workshop on mental health and type 2 diabetes

Healthcare professionals are invited to attend a complimentary...

Low-dose desmopressin launched as first treatment for nocturia in over 65s

Low-dose desmopressin launched as first treatment for nocturia in over 65s

Noqdirna is a new low-dose, orally disintegrating formulation...

Lower recommended dose for etoricoxib

Lower recommended dose for etoricoxib

The recommended dose of Arcoxia (etoricoxib) has been...

Infographic: Smoking cessation prescriptions fall 35% in 10 years

Infographic: Smoking cessation prescriptions fall 35% in 10 years

Healthcare professionals are handing out fewer prescriptions...

Newly launched once-daily Parkinson's adjunct 'could simplify treatment'

Newly launched once-daily Parkinson's adjunct 'could simplify treatment'

Prescribers can now consider adding opicapone (Ongentys)...

New injectable antibody treatment for asthma

New injectable antibody treatment for asthma

Cinqaero (reslizumab) can be prescribed as add-on therapy...

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