Guidelines & Clinical Updates

Mirtazapine no more effective than placebo as an additive antidepressant

Mirtazapine no more effective than placebo as an additive antidepressant

Mirtazapine is unlikely to provide any clinical benefit...

Pharmacists may be able to alter GP prescriptions in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Pharmacists may be able to alter GP prescriptions in the event of a no-deal Brexit

Pharmacists may need emergency powers to amend prescriptions...

Benzodiazepines and Z drugs linked to risk of Alzheimer's disease

Benzodiazepines and Z drugs linked to risk of Alzheimer's disease

Use of benzodiazepines and related drugs is associated...

NICE updates chronic heart failure guideline

NICE updates chronic heart failure guideline

NICE has updated its guideline on chronic heart failure...

Free MIMS diabetes workshops - last few places remaining

Free MIMS diabetes workshops - last few places remaining

Join MIMS at the 'Type 2 diabetes: getting to the heart...

Prescribing guidance 'not being followed' in older people with reduced kidney function

Prescribing guidance 'not being followed' in older people with reduced kidney function

Prescribing recommendations are not being applied to...

Gabapentin and pregabalin to be subject to tighter controls

Gabapentin and pregabalin to be subject to tighter controls

From April 2019 gabapentin and pregabalin will be reclassified...

Use of quinolone antibiotics should be restricted, says EMA

Use of quinolone antibiotics should be restricted, says EMA

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended...

Are you up to date with the latest inhalers?

Are you up to date with the latest inhalers?

View images and key features of inhalers and other...

Antidepressant withdrawal 'much greater problem than guidelines suggest'

Antidepressant withdrawal 'much greater problem than guidelines suggest'

The incidence, severity and duration of antidepressant...