MIMS news

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Ezetimibe supply update

Availability issues have been reported for the lipid-lowering...

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Pharmacists across England to initiate oral contraceptives

Pharmacy Contraception Service (PCS) could allow almost...

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MIMS dermatology supplement available online

Read the latest digital MIMS+ supplement for free now.

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Valproate prescribing: plan for new regulatory measures without delay, instructs MHRA

A National Patient Safety Alert (NatPSA) has been issued...

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Alternate-day iron dosing in women 'effective and better tolerated'

In iron-depleted women, alternate-day iron supplementation...


New resource for ADHD prescribing

MIMS tool highlights available prescribing options.

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NICE recommends broader use for second SGLT2 inhibitor in chronic kidney disease

Empagliflozin (Jardiance) is set to be available for...

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NICE highlights effectiveness of CBT for menopausal symptoms

The risks and benefits of HRT are also reassessed in...

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GP antibiotic prescribing in spotlight as resistant infections rise

The latest Government figures show that antibiotic...

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Dual GIP/GLP-1 agonist approved for weight loss

Mounjaro (tirzepatide) helps regulate appetite, making...

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NICE recommends 'life changing' technology for people with type I diabetes

'Artificial pancreas' could be offered to more than...

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Hormone treatment approved for breast cancer prevention

Anastrozole is now licensed to prevent breast cancer...

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Isotretinoin treatment for acne patients under 18 must be approved by two prescribers, MHRA rules

New measures have been introduced to strengthen the...

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Drug shortages peak adversely affecting GPs and patients

Medicines shortages in Britain have reached an all-time...

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New treatment for advanced Parkinson's disease recommended by NICE

Foslevodopa–foscarbidopa (Produodopa) has been endorsed...

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Smoking cessation drug returns after long absence

GSK has announced that Zyban (bupropion) has returned...

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New oral contraceptive offers extended missed-pill window

Slynd (drospirenone) is a progestogen-only contraceptive...

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IBS symptoms improved by amitriptyline, study shows

Low-dose amitriptyline was significantly more effective...

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Second oral CGRP antagonist offers further migraine prevention option

Atogepant (Aquipta) can be prescribed for the prophylaxis...