MIMS Gastroenterology Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing for gastrointestinal disorders, from constipation to ulcerative colitis. 

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Monitor blood glucose in patients on long-term PPIs, say researchers

Monitor blood glucose in patients on long-term PPIs, say researchers

Regular use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may increase...

New warnings and restrictions for stimulant laxatives

New warnings and restrictions for stimulant laxatives

The MHRA has issued new safety warnings, revised recommended...

Prescribers updated on continuing ranitidine shortage

Prescribers updated on continuing ranitidine shortage

Resupply dates for oral and injectable ranitidine products...

New information pack guides GPs on best practice management of constipation

New information pack guides GPs on best practice management of constipation

Published by the Bowel Interest Group (BIG), the pack...

Ranitidine in short supply after contamination fears prompt precautionary recall

Ranitidine in short supply after contamination fears prompt precautionary recall

GPs have reported shortages of ranitidine following...



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