MIMS news

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MIMS antidepressants table updated

The MIMS table 'Antidepressants, a guide to switching...

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New advice on vitamin B12 monitoring in patients taking metformin

Patients on metformin treatment with risk factors for...

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SGLT2 inhibitor approval 'turning point' for underserved heart failure population

Empagliflozin (Jardiance) is the first licensed treatment...

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Fish oil drug provisionally approved by NICE for cardiovascular prevention

Prescribers may soon be able to routinely prescribe...

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Two thirds of gout patients do not receive preventative treatment

Only a third of patients with gout in the UK receive...

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Women 'not being warned' hospital drug interferes with contraceptives

Patients given a drug commonly used during surgery...

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Prenatal exposure to combination therapy for epilepsy linked to neurodevelopmental risk

New research links the use of combination therapy for...

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Metformin 'safe in pregnancy', says MHRA

Prescribing advice for metformin in pregnancy has been...

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NICE approves osteoporosis drug for postmenopausal women

Romosozumab (Evenity) has been recommended by NICE...

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Insomnia app recommended by NICE

GPs can now offer an app-based treatment programme...

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Metered-dose inhaler certified 'carbon-neutral'

Luforbec (beclometasone/formoterol) has been certified...

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Training device for reflux and dysphagia available on NHS

A neuromuscular training device for patients with reflux-based...

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Draft NICE approval for new fibroid treatment

Around 4500 women in England and Wales will be eligible...

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HRT products limited to three-month supply

The dispensing of three HRT products is temporarily...

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NSAIDs analgesic of choice for osteoarthritis in draft NICE guidance

The draft guidance recommends that people with osteoarthritis...

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Consider safety of calcium supplements in older people with aortic stenosis, say researchers

New research links calcium supplements to earlier death...

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Sixth COVID-19 vaccine approved in UK

A whole-virus inactivated vaccine developed by Valneva...

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Two antibiotics to be available on NHS via new subscription model

Cefiderocol and ceftazidime/avibactam will soon be...

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MIMS highlights lower-carbon inhalers online

Healthcare professionals looking to prescribe lower-carbon...

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New treatment for CKD associated with diabetes

Kerendia (finerenone) is a new oral treatment for adults...