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Prescribe contraception confidently with new MIMS tables

Prescribe contraception confidently with new MIMS tables

Prescribers can quickly check how to start combined...

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements for Osteoporosis

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements for Osteoporosis

Formulations, doses and costs of osteoporosis supplements.

Contraceptives

Contraceptives

Hormone doses and costs of hormonal contraceptives.

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

Doctors identify 50 'unnecessary' medical interventions

A list of 50 tests, treatments and procedures 'of questionable...

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Hormone doses and costs of HRT preparations.

Antibiotics effective for chronic urinary symptoms even when UTI tests negative

Antibiotics effective for chronic urinary symptoms even when UTI tests negative

Antibiotics can relieve chronic lower urinary tract...

Do not start any new course of ulipristal for fibroids, MHRA advises

Do not start any new course of ulipristal for fibroids, MHRA advises

New temporary safety measures have been introduced...

Advise women to take combined contraceptive pills continuously, says family planning expert

Advise women to take combined contraceptive pills continuously, says family planning expert

The 21/7 contraceptive pill regimen is 'outdated' and...

'No evidence of patient safety risk' with controversial sterilisation device, says MHRA

'No evidence of patient safety risk' with controversial sterilisation device, says MHRA

The MHRA has advised women who have undergone hysteroscopic...

Contraceptive eligibility criteria updated for 2016

Contraceptive eligibility criteria updated for 2016

The UK Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive...

Oestrogen/bazedoxifene: first tissue-selective oestrogen complex to treat menopausal symptoms

Oestrogen/bazedoxifene: first tissue-selective oestrogen complex to treat menopausal symptoms

Duavive (oestrogen/bazedoxifene) is the first menopause...

Dequalinium chloride: new topical treatment for bacterial vaginosis

Dequalinium chloride: new topical treatment for bacterial vaginosis

Fluomizin (dequalinium chloride) is a new option for...

GPs asked to use new valproate pregnancy risk communication materials

GPs asked to use new valproate pregnancy risk communication materials

Healthcare professionals are being sent printed communication...

Quick-reference MIMS summary of NICE menopause guidance now available

Quick-reference MIMS summary of NICE menopause guidance now available

The new NICE guideline on the diagnosis and treatment...

First contraceptive authorised for self-injection

First contraceptive authorised for self-injection

Sayana Press (medroxyprogesterone acetate) can now...

Esmya licensed for intermittent fibroid treatment

Esmya licensed for intermittent fibroid treatment

Esmya (ulipristal acetate) can now be used intermittently...

Fultium vitamin D3 capsules licensed in pregnancy
Valproate use in women restricted

Valproate use in women restricted

Valproate should not be prescribed to female patients...

NICE reviews contraception guideline

NICE reviews contraception guideline

NICE has updated its clinical guideline on the use...

HPV vaccination schedule changes from three to two doses

HPV vaccination schedule changes from three to two doses

The MIMS summary of routine childhood immunisations...

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