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Prescribing Update 17th October 2021
 
Have you seen the latest issue of MIMS?

Featuring:

  • New comparison table for COVID-19 vaccines
  • Summaries of new drugs for asthma, COPD, menopause, lipid-lowering and shingles vaccination
  • Three months of updates to the MIMS drug listings
  • MIMS+ supplement on inflammatory skin conditions (see below)

 

 
Latest news
 
Reversal of benefits after novel migraine prophylactics stopped, study shows Reversal of benefits after novel migraine prophylactics stopped, study shows
13 October 2021, 11:28am
Findings from a recent study indicate a return to pre-treatment migraine frequency within four months of last treatment with a CGRP antagonist.
 
New consensus recommendations for management of long COVID New consensus recommendations for management of long COVID
11 October 2021, 5:16pm
A panel of experts across a range of specialities have agreed on thirty-five recommendations for the diagnosis and management of long COVID that 'go further than NICE guidance'.
 
NICE recommends novel treatment for sickle cell disease NICE recommends novel treatment for sickle cell disease
6 October 2021, 10:16am
In new draft guidance NICE recommends Adakveo (crizanlizumab) as a treatment option for preventing recurrent sickle cell crises.
 
New oral treatment for uterine fibroids New oral treatment for uterine fibroids
4 October 2021, 4:35pm
Ryeqo (relugolix/estradiol/norethisterone) is indicated to treat moderate to severe symptoms of uterine fibroids.
 
Recently updated
 
Table: Migraine Treatments and Prophylactics
8 October 2021, 8:20am
Presentations, doses and costs of migraine preparations.
 
Table: Hayfever Treatments
8 October 2021, 8:36am
Presentations, doses and costs of hayfever treatments.
 
Table: Emollients, Potential Skin Sensitisers as Ingredients
5 October 2021, 7:00am
Potential sensitising agents in emollient preparations.
 
Table: Oral Iron Supplements for Iron-Deficiency States
4 October 2021, 10:05am
Formulations, strengths, doses and costs of iron supplements.
 
Table: Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements for Osteoporosis
1 October 2021, 8:03am
Formulations, doses and costs of osteoporosis supplements.
 
 
Drug shortages tracker
 
Drug shortages - live tracker Drug shortages - live tracker
15 October 2021, 7:21am
Use our constantly updated shortages tracker to check on drugs in short supply. Last updated 15th October: added VFend 50mg tab and Isovorin 17.5ml.
 
New products in MIMS
 
> Koselugo (selumetinib) | CANCER
> Ponvory (ponesimod) | CNS
    
All new products 2021 »
 
 
Featured MIMS resource
 
Table: Influenza Vaccines 2021/2022 Table: Influenza Vaccines 2021/2022
1 September 2021, 8:00am
Influenza vaccines available for the 2021/22 flu season.
 
Did you miss?
 
New MIMS supplement available: inflammatory skin conditions New MIMS supplement available: inflammatory skin conditions
4 October 2021, 3:37pm
 
 
Long-term antidepressant treatment beneficial, new study confirms Long-term antidepressant treatment beneficial, new study confirms
30 September 2021, 9:09am
 
 
Novel 5-day treatment for actinic keratosis launched Novel 5-day treatment for actinic keratosis launched
29 September 2021, 10:13am
 
 
 
 

 
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