News in brief - February 2014

Other new launches, licence changes and updates relevant to general practice.

The Emerade (adrenaline) prefilled pen is used for injection into the anterolateral thigh, through clothing if necessary.
The Emerade (adrenaline) prefilled pen is used for injection into the anterolateral thigh, through clothing if necessary.
  • Noyada, the UK’s first licensed oral solution formulation of captopril, has been launched by Martindale Pharmaceuticals for use in heart failure, hypertension, type I diabetic nephropathy and following myocardial infarction.
  • Emerade is a new prefilled adrenaline pen for use in anaphylaxis. It is available in three strengths, including a 500 microgram presentation.

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