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Prescribing Update 25th November 2020
 
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NICE recommends further migraine prevention option NICE recommends further migraine prevention option
23 November 2020, 5:43pm
Galcanezumab (Emgality) is the second calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) inhibitor to be approved for routine NHS prescribing in patients with chronic migraine.
 
COVID-19 vaccine to be submitted for approval 'within days' COVID-19 vaccine to be submitted for approval 'within days'
18 November 2020, 9:45am
Pfizer and BioNTech say their COVID-19 vaccine has met all primary efficacy endpoints in its phase III trial and they will now submit it for approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
 
Most statin side-effects down to 'nocebo' effect, study suggests Most statin side-effects down to 'nocebo' effect, study suggests
16 November 2020, 10:54am
90% of the symptom burden reported with statins was also seen with placebo, according to a study funded by the British Heart Foundation and published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
 
Diabetes drug approved to treat heart failure Diabetes drug approved to treat heart failure
11 November 2020, 10:57am
Forxiga (dapagliflozin) is the first SGLT2 inhibitor licensed for the treatment of heart failure.
 
 
Recently updated on MIMS
 
Live updates: Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK
24 November 2020, 8:00am
Use our timeline to follow the latest coronavirus developments relevant to primary care.
 
Table: Antibiotic Treatments in Adults, Summary of Regimens
17 November 2020, 11:20am
Dose regimens for common bacterial infections.
 
Table: Emollients, Potential Skin Sensitisers as Ingredients
13 November 2020, 7:00am
Potential sensitising agents in emollient preparations.
 
Table: Dry Eye Treatments
12 November 2020, 9:32am
Presentations and prices of ocular lubricants.
 
Table: Ophthalmic Preparations, Preservatives and Potential Sensitisers as Ingredients
12 November 2020, 10:39am
Potential sensitising agents in eye drops and ointments.
 
Drug shortages tracker
 
Drug shortages - live tracker Drug shortages - live tracker
23 November 2020, 8:21am
Use our constantly updated shortages tracker to check on drugs in short supply. Last updated 23rd November 2020: added Infanrix-IPV + Hib, olmesartan 20mg tablets.
 
New products in MIMS
 
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Featured MIMS resource
 
Table: ACE Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Antagonists: Monitoring in Primary Care Table: ACE Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Antagonists: Monitoring in Primary Care
8 September 2020, 10:35am
Tests required for patients on renin-angiotensin inhibitors
 
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Hopes rise for first COVID-19 vaccine as results show 'more than 90% efficacy' Hopes rise for first COVID-19 vaccine as results show 'more than 90% efficacy'
9 November 2020, 7:25pm
 
 
New low-dose LABA/corticosteroid inhaler for asthma New low-dose LABA/corticosteroid inhaler for asthma
9 November 2020, 5:09pm
 
 
Drug pricing tracker launched by MIMS Drug pricing tracker launched by MIMS
4 November 2020, 10:49am
 
 
 
 

 
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