Licence Changes & Product Updates

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...

Soft-mist inhaler now available as reusable device

Soft-mist inhaler now available as reusable device

Respimat is now available as a reusable inhaler that...

High-dose statins could be made available over the counter, says NHS England

High-dose statins could be made available over the counter, says NHS England

High-dose statins could be supplied by pharmacists...

HRT shortages set to continue, manufacturers confirm

HRT shortages set to continue, manufacturers confirm

Several widely prescribed brands of HRT will remain...

Reduce insulin doses carefully when starting GLP-1 agonists, MHRA advises

Reduce insulin doses carefully when starting GLP-1 agonists, MHRA advises

A careful stepwise approach is needed when reducing...

Prescribers advised not to use newer anticoagulants in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome

Prescribers advised not to use newer anticoagulants in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome

Direct-acting oral anticoagulants (DOACs) should not...

NICE recommends new triple therapy option for diabetes

NICE recommends new triple therapy option for diabetes

Ertugliflozin (Steglatro) can now be prescribed routinely...

First oral hypoglycaemic licensed for add-on therapy in type I diabetes

First oral hypoglycaemic licensed for add-on therapy in type I diabetes

The SGLT2 inhibitor dapagliflozin (Forxiga) can now...

Trimovate available to prescribe again

Trimovate available to prescribe again

GPs can prescribe the steroid/antibiotic cream Trimovate...

Teething products containing lidocaine to become 'P' medicines

Teething products containing lidocaine to become 'P' medicines

All oral lidocaine-containing preparations indicated...