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.

Latest news

Continuous antibiotic prophylaxis prevents recurrent UTIs in patients who self-catheterise

Continuous antibiotic prophylaxis prevents recurrent UTIs in patients who self-catheterise

Continuous low-dose antibiotic prophylaxis is effective...

NICE approves more treatments for MS

NICE approves more treatments for MS

Beta interferons and glatiramer acetate are now options...

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

A list of 50 tests, treatments and procedures 'of questionable...

Anticholinergics linked to increased dementia risk

Anticholinergics linked to increased dementia risk

Patients prescribed certain types of anticholinergic...

Valproate banned in women not on Pregnancy Prevention Programme

Valproate banned in women not on Pregnancy Prevention Programme

Valproate can no longer be used in women or girls of...


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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