Licence Changes & Product Updates

An artist's visualisation of a human torso showing the heart and its blood vessels.

SGLT2 inhibitor approval 'turning point' for underserved heart failure population

Empagliflozin (Jardiance) is the first licensed treatment...

A pregnant woman is seen from above as she sits cross-legged on a bed taking a pill with a glass of water.

Metformin 'safe in pregnancy', says MHRA

Prescribing advice for metformin in pregnancy has been...

A photo of the white and pink Luforbec inhaler.

Metered-dose inhaler certified 'carbon-neutral'

Luforbec (beclometasone/formoterol) has been certified...

A blue-gloved hand withdraws a dose of COVID-19 vaccine from a vial into a syringe.

Sixth COVID-19 vaccine approved in UK

A whole-virus inactivated vaccine developed by Valneva...

A middle-aged woman applies oestrogen gel to her forearm.

Shortages of oestrogen-only HRT reported

'Exceptionally high demand' has resulted in shortages...

Gloved fingers hold a half-full syringe in front of a Novavax company sign.

Fifth COVID-19 vaccine approved in UK

Nuvaxovid will be considered by the Joint Committee...

A young boy wearing a face mask looks away as a doctor's blue-gloved hands are seen injecting a vaccine into the boy's upper arm.

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine approved for paediatric use

A new lower-dose presentation of Comirnaty has been...

 The white and red metered-dose Intal inhaler shown next to the box it is supplied in.

Intal asthma inhaler to be discontinued

The asthma preventer inhaler Intal (sodium cromoglicate)...

Dapagliflozin no longer indicated for type I diabetes

Dapagliflozin (Forxiga) should no longer be prescribed...

First oral antiviral for COVID-19 approved in UK

Molnupiravir (Lagevrio) is safe and effective at reducing...