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Fluticasone/formoterol asthma combination available in new device

Fluticasone/formoterol asthma combination available in new device

Flutiform K-haler (fluticasone/formoterol) is a new...

First in new class of migraine prophylactics launched

First in new class of migraine prophylactics launched

Erenumab (Aimovig) belongs to a new class of migraine...

Naloxone nasal spray: a new treatment option for opioid overdose

Naloxone nasal spray: a new treatment option for opioid overdose

Nyxoid (naloxone dihydrate) is a single-dose nasal...

Diclofenac significantly increases cardiovascular risk, large study suggests

Diclofenac significantly increases cardiovascular risk, large study suggests

The authors of a large-scale safety study of diclofenac...

Flu vaccines for 2018/19 season

Flu vaccines for 2018/19 season

Flu vaccine listings in MIMS have been updated for...

Fluad: new flu vaccine for older adults

Fluad: new flu vaccine for older adults

Adults aged 65 years and over can now be offered increased...

Prescribe contraception confidently with new MIMS tables

Prescribe contraception confidently with new MIMS tables

Prescribers can quickly check how to start combined...

Opioids and Z-drugs 'could be harmful' in patients with dementia

Opioids and Z-drugs 'could be harmful' in patients with dementia

Medicines commonly prescribed to treat pain and insomnia...

Low-dose aspirin 'ineffective' for cardiovascular prevention in larger patients

Low-dose aspirin 'ineffective' for cardiovascular prevention in larger patients

Higher aspirin doses may be needed to prevent vascular...

E-cigarettes should be prescribed to cut smoking-related deaths, say MPs

E-cigarettes should be prescribed to cut smoking-related deaths, say MPs

Licensing of e-cigarettes as medicines could greatly...

Join MIMS Learning's free appraisal and revalidation webinar

Join MIMS Learning's free appraisal and revalidation webinar

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MIMS Respiratory and Allergy Learning workshops 2018 - chair announced

MIMS Respiratory and Allergy Learning workshops 2018 - chair announced

Book your free place for a respiratory and allergy...

Take part in our prescribing survey for a chance to win £100 of John Lewis vouchers

Take part in our prescribing survey for a chance to win £100 of John Lewis vouchers

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New corticosteroid MDI option for asthma patients

New corticosteroid MDI option for asthma patients

Kelhale is a new metered-dose beclometasone inhaler...

New salmeterol/fluticasone inhaler for adult and childhood asthma

New salmeterol/fluticasone inhaler for adult and childhood asthma

The new pressurised metered-dose inhaler (MDI) Combisal...

Pressurised metered dose inhalers: MHRA warns of cap inhalation risk

Pressurised metered dose inhalers: MHRA warns of cap inhalation risk

Reports of inhaler mouthpiece covers being accidentally...

Prescribing of smoking cessation products plummets after funding cuts

Prescribing of smoking cessation products plummets after funding cuts

The number of primary care prescriptions for nicotine...

One week of steroids 'as effective as two weeks' for severe COPD

One week of steroids 'as effective as two weeks' for severe COPD

A shorter course of steroids lasting 3 to 7 days appears...

Continuous antibiotic prophylaxis prevents recurrent UTIs in patients who self-catheterise

Continuous antibiotic prophylaxis prevents recurrent UTIs in patients who self-catheterise

Continuous low-dose antibiotic prophylaxis is effective...

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