Licence Changes & Product Updates

Long-acting anticholinergic licensed for childhood asthma

Long-acting anticholinergic licensed for childhood asthma

Spiriva Respimat (tiotropium) is now licensed for use...

Capsule inhalation warning for tiotropium inhaler

Capsule inhalation warning for tiotropium inhaler

Train patients prescribed Braltus (tiotropium) in the...

PCSK9 inhibitor licensed for risk reduction in established cardiovascular disease

PCSK9 inhibitor licensed for risk reduction in established cardiovascular disease

Repatha (evolocumab) can now be prescribed to reduce...

Diabetes test strips recalled

Diabetes test strips recalled

Patients with diabetes who use the Accu-Chek Aviva...

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...

MS treatment to be withdrawn over safety concerns

MS treatment to be withdrawn over safety concerns

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

Sildenafil to be available over the counter

Sildenafil to be available over the counter

Men with erectile dysfunction (ED) will be able to...

Prescribe quinine with caution in patients at risk of QT prolongation, MHRA advises

Prescribe quinine with caution in patients at risk of QT prolongation, MHRA advises

New advice highlights that quinine can have effects...

Risk of serious skin reactions with anaemia drugs

Risk of serious skin reactions with anaemia drugs

Severe cutaneous adverse reactions can occur in patients...

Clozapine prescribers reminded of intestinal obstruction risk

Clozapine prescribers reminded of intestinal obstruction risk

Clozapine can impair intestinal peristalsis, leading...