MIMS Neurology Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the MIMS editors to support primary care prescribing for neurological conditions including epilepsy, migraine and Parkinson's disease.

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Women taking valproate still unaware of pregnancy risks, survey finds

Women taking valproate still unaware of pregnancy risks, survey finds

One in ten women currently taking valproate are unaware...

'Life-changing' migraine drug approved by NICE

'Life-changing' migraine drug approved by NICE

The decision by NICE means patients with chronic migraine...

Beta blocker overdose warning

Beta blocker overdose warning

The toxicity of a commonly prescribed beta blocker...

New headache toolkit offers tips to improve management in primary care

New headache toolkit offers tips to improve management in primary care

GPs should use standardised headache assessment criteria...

New age restriction for domperidone

New age restriction for domperidone

The MHRA has issued new advice for domperidone which...


Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected neurological conditions:

Epilepsy (including barbiturates, GABA analogues/uptake inhibitors and sodium valproate)

ADHD, narcolepsy (including CNS stimulants and atomoxetine)

Parkinson's disease (including levodopa, dopamine receptor agonists and COMT inhibitors)

Migraine (including triptans and prophylactic treatments)



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