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Prescribing Update 18th September 2021
 
Latest news
 
Prescribers alerted to topical steroid withdrawal reactions Prescribers alerted to topical steroid withdrawal reactions
17 September 2021, 10:52am
The MHRA has issued advice for prescribers to minimise the risk of skin reactions following discontinuation of topical steroids.
 
Long-term antipsychotic use linked to breast cancer Long-term antipsychotic use linked to breast cancer
15 September 2021, 11:21am
Recent research indicates a significant increase in breast cancer risk associated with use of prolactin-increasing antipsychotics for five years or more.
 
SGLT2 inhibitors backed for cardiovascular prevention in draft NICE guidance SGLT2 inhibitors backed for cardiovascular prevention in draft NICE guidance
13 September 2021, 12:33pm
SGLT2 inhibitors should be considered as first-line treatment for diabetes patients with or at high risk of cardiovascular disease, draft NICE guidance on the management of type II diabetes recommends.
 
Recently updated
 
Table: COVID-19 Vaccines
10 September 2021, 8:50am
NEW | COVID-19 vaccines available in the UK.
 
Table: Inhalers, a Guide to Breath-Actuated Devices
6 September 2021, 8:00am
Key features of dry powder and aerosol inhalers.
 
Table: Combination Inhalers for the Treatment of COPD
6 September 2021, 9:15am
Key information on COPD combination inhalers.
 
Table: Asthma and COPD Preparations and Compatible Devices
6 September 2021, 7:30am
Available presentations of bronchodilators and anti-inflammatories.
 
Visual guide to respiratory devices: Relievers - long acting + preventers - steroidal + anticholinergics - long acting
6 September 2021, 9:17am
Images and key features of inhalers available on prescription containing a long-acting reliever drug plus a steroidal preventer and a long-acting anticholinergic.
 
Table: Migraine Treatments and Prophylactics
6 September 2021, 8:20am
Presentations, doses and costs of migraine preparations.
 
 
Drug shortages tracker
 
Drug shortages - live tracker Drug shortages - live tracker
15 September 2021, 7:21am
Use our constantly updated shortages tracker to check on drugs in short supply. Last updated 15th September: added Invicorp.
 
New products in MIMS
 
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Featured MIMS resource
 
Table: COVID-19 Vaccines Table: COVID-19 Vaccines
10 September 2021, 8:50am
NEW | COVID-19 vaccines available in the UK.
 
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'Game-changing' new cholesterol-lowering drug to be given by GPs 'Game-changing' new cholesterol-lowering drug to be given by GPs
8 September 2021, 12:44pm
 
 
New triple combination dry powder inhaler launched for COPD New triple combination dry powder inhaler launched for COPD
6 September 2021, 8:00am
 
 
Flu vaccines updated for 2021/22 season Flu vaccines updated for 2021/22 season
1 September 2021, 6:45am
 
 
 
 

 
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