MIMS news

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Doctors urge NICE to reverse decision on new osteoporosis drug

More than NHS 100 clinicians have called on NICE to...

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New salmeterol/fluticasone dry powder inhaler for asthma

Seffalair Spiromax is the sixth dry powder salmeterol/fluticasone...

A young boy wearing a face mask looks away as a doctor's blue-gloved hands are seen injecting a vaccine into the boy's upper arm.

Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine approved for paediatric use

A new lower-dose presentation of Comirnaty has been...

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New lipid-modifying treatment for cardiovascular risk reduction

Vazkepa (icosapent ethyl) can be prescribed in patients...

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New topical psoriasis treatment launched

Wynzora (calcipotriol/betamethasone) is the first cream...

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GPs to recruit patients for COVID-19 antiviral trial as new treatments deployed

GP practices are being asked to refer high-risk patients...

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MIMS introduces leaf symbol to support sustainable inhaler prescribing

A leaf symbol now appears in the print issue of MIMS...

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Free webinar to explore severe type II diabetes complications

MIMS Learning — the online education platform for healthcare...

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Prescribing infant formulae made easier with new MIMS table

MIMS has published a quick-reference comparison table...

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New name for Humalog insulin biosimilar

Admelog (insulin lispro) is a biosimilar of the rapid-acting...

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Learn about diabetic ketoacidosis with a free MIMS Learning webinar

A free webinar at 7pm on Monday 6th December, presented...

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Direct-acting oral anticoagulants set for wider use under NHS deal

More than half a million more people will be able to...

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NICE recommends SGLT2 inhibitors for chronic kidney disease

Updated NICE guidance on type II diabetes recommends...

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Avoid routinely offering antidepressants for 'less severe' depression, says NICE in draft guidance

Reviewing its depression guidance for the first time...

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Intal asthma inhaler to be discontinued

The asthma preventer inhaler Intal (sodium cromoglicate)...

Further salmeterol/fluticasone MDI launched

Prescribers can now choose from seven metered-dose...

Dapagliflozin no longer indicated for type I diabetes

Dapagliflozin (Forxiga) should no longer be prescribed...

First oral antiviral for COVID-19 approved in UK

Molnupiravir (Lagevrio) is safe and effective at reducing...

First obesity treatment approved for adolescents

Saxenda (liraglutide) can now be prescribed to treat...

New reloadable single-handed levonorgestrel IUS available on NHS

Benilexa One Handed (levonorgestrel IUS) is indicated...