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Prescribing Update 26th June 2022
 
MIMS antidepressants table updated MIMS antidepressants table updated
22 June 2022, 11:00am
The MIMS table 'Antidepressants, a guide to switching and withdrawing' has been updated in line with the latest edition of the Maudsley Prescribing Guidelines in Psychiatry.
 
New advice on vitamin B12 monitoring in patients taking metformin New advice on vitamin B12 monitoring in patients taking metformin
22 June 2022, 9:00am
Patients on metformin treatment with risk factors for vitamin B12 deficiency should have their serum levels checked periodically, the MHRA advises.
 
SGLT2 inhibitor approval 'turning point' for underserved heart failure population SGLT2 inhibitor approval 'turning point' for underserved heart failure population
20 June 2022, 2:10pm
Empagliflozin (Jardiance) is the first licensed treatment for heart failure shown to improve outcomes in patients with preserved ejection fraction.
 
New best practice recommendations for menopause care published New best practice recommendations for menopause care published
15 June 2022, 10:56am
The British Menopause Society (BMS), the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Society for Endocrinology (SfE) have collaborated to produce new guidance on menopause management.
 
Recently updated
 
Oral iron supplements for iron-deficiency states
21 June 2022, 10:05am
Formulations, strengths, doses and costs of iron supplements.
 
SGLT2 inhibitors for the treatment of type II diabetes
20 June 2022, 9:00am
Costs, combinations and benefits of SGLT2 inhibitors.
 
Visual guide to diabetes devices: Flash and continuous glucose monitoring sensors
16 June 2022, 9:59am
Images and key features of flash and continuous glucose monitoring sensors.
 
Antidepressants, a guide to switching and withdrawing
15 June 2022, 9:17am
Instructions for changing or stopping antidepressants.
 
Topical steroids, potential skin sensitisers as ingredients
15 June 2022, 8:03am
Potential sensitising agents in topical steroids.
 
Topical steroids, comparison of potencies and formulations
15 June 2022, 8:00am
Strengths and formulations of topical steroids.
 
 
MIMS events
 
Free MIMS Learning webinar on genomic testing to guide cancer treatment Free MIMS Learning webinar on genomic testing to guide cancer treatment
30 May 2022, 2:12pm
On Monday 27 June, join consultant clinical geneticist Dr Terri McVeigh in a free MIMS Learning live webinar for oncologists and clinicians with an interest in genomic testing for cancer treatment.
 
Free MIMS Learning webinar: explaining genomic profiling results in breast cancer Free MIMS Learning webinar: explaining genomic profiling results in breast cancer
17 June 2022, 4:57pm
On Monday 4 July 2022, at 7pm, consultant medical oncologist Dr Jay Naik will present a live webinar for oncologists and clinicians with an interest in genomic testing in breast cancer.
 
Drug shortages tracker
 
Drug shortages - live tracker Drug shortages - live tracker
24 June 2022, 7:21am
Use our constantly updated shortages tracker to check on drugs in short supply. Last updated 24th June - added AirFluSal MDI 25/125.
 
New products in MIMS

> Gavreto (pralsetinib) | CANCER
> GlucoRx AiDEX Sensor | DIABETES
> Minjuvi (tafasitamab) | CANCER

All new products 2022 »
 
 
Featured MIMS resource
 
Management of Asthma in Children (BTS/SIGN Guideline) Management of Asthma in Children (BTS/SIGN Guideline)
13 September 2019, 9:31am
Summary of BTS/SIGN asthma protocol in children.
 
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8 June 2022, 10:26am
 
 
Women 'not being warned' hospital drug interferes with contraceptives Women 'not being warned' hospital drug interferes with contraceptives
6 June 2022, 4:43pm
 
 
 
 

 
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