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Prescribing Update 18th June 2021

Changes this month on mims.co.uk:

> 5 new products | View new products tracker »
> 10 new drug shortages | View shortages tracker »
> 12 price changes | View price changes tracker »
> 4 new product indications | View new and deleted indications tracker »
> 18 deleted products | View deleted products tracker »

 
Have you seen the latest issue of MIMS?

Featuring:

  • New comparison table for migraine treatments
  • Summaries of new drugs for diabetes and asthma/COPD
  • Three months of updates to the MIMS drug listings

 

 
 
Latest news
 
New antiviral treatment cuts COVID-19 mortality New antiviral treatment cuts COVID-19 mortality
16 June 2021, 3:07pm
A combination of two monoclonal antibodies significantly reduces the risk of dying from COVID-19 in hospitalised patients who fail to mount an immune response to the virus.
 
MIMS drug shortages tracker updated with latest supply issues MIMS drug shortages tracker updated with latest supply issues
14 June 2021, 5:26pm
Supply issues have been reported in the past week for products including the smoking cessation treatment Champix (varenicline) and Dalacin (clindamycin) vaginal cream.
 
Migraine treatments and prophylactics summarised in new MIMS table Migraine treatments and prophylactics summarised in new MIMS table
10 June 2021, 9:11am
The latest quick reference table to be added to MIMS provides a summary of all available preparations licensed for the treatment and prophylaxis of migraine.
 
Recently updated
 
Live updates: Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK
18 June 2021, 6:30am
Use our timeline to follow the latest coronavirus developments relevant to primary care.
 
Table: Monitoring Requirements for Hyperlipidaemia Treatments
16 June 2021, 9:13am
Tests required for patients on lipid-lowering drugs.
 
Table: Anti-Anginal Preparations, Summary by Pharmacological Class
10 June 2021, 7:37am
Available formulations of anti-anginal drugs.
 
Visual guide to diabetes devices: Blood glucose meters
10 June 2021, 8:12am
Images and key features of blood glucose monitoring systems.
 
Table: Migraine Treatments and Prophylactics
9 June 2021, 2:20pm
Presentations, doses and costs of migraine preparations.
 
 
Drug shortages tracker
 
Drug shortages - live tracker Drug shortages - live tracker
17 June 2021, 7:21am
Use our constantly updated shortages tracker to check on drugs in short supply. Last updated 17th June: added Kolanticon.
 
New products in MIMS
 
> Atomaid (atomoxetine) | CNS
> Evrysdi (risdiplam) | CNS
> Leqvio (inclisiran) | CARDIOVASCULAR
    
All new products 2021 »
 
 
Featured MIMS resource
 
Table: Migraine Treatments and Prophylactics Table: Migraine Treatments and Prophylactics
9 June 2021, 2:20pm
Presentations, doses and costs of migraine preparations.
 
Did you miss?
 
New research supports statin prescribing in patients over 75 years New research supports statin prescribing in patients over 75 years
7 June 2021, 5:05pm
 
 
First NovoRapid insulin biosimilar launched First NovoRapid insulin biosimilar launched
1 June 2021, 7:33am
 
 
Single-dose COVID-19 vaccine approved in the UK Single-dose COVID-19 vaccine approved in the UK
28 May 2021, 12:57pm
 
 
 
 

 
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