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MHRA Drug Safety Update May 2022

A new Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Drug Safety Update (Vol 15 Issue 10 May 2022) has been published and includes articles on: Denosumab 60mg (Prolia): should not be used in patients under 18 years due to the risk of serious hypercalcaemia COVID-19 vaccines and medicines: updates for May 2022 Letters and medicine...

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Medicine Supply Notification: Insulin isophane human (Insuman Basal SoloStar® ) 100 IU/ml suspension for injection in a pre-filled pen

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has issued a medicine supply notification for Insulin isophane human (Insuman Basal SoloStar®) 100 IU/ml suspension forinjection in a pre-filled pen. MSN/2022/046 Tier 2 – medium impact Date of issue 18th May 2022 Supplies of Insuman Basal SoloStar Pen® will be limited until week commencing 6th June 2022...

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MHRA Class 2 Medicines Recall: Mefenamic Acid 500mg film coated tablets (Quadrant Pharmaceuticals Ltd)

Class 2 Medicines recall: Mefenamic Acid 500mg film coated tablets (Quadrant Pharmaceuticals Ltd) Drug alert number: EL (22) A/23 Date issued: 17th May 2022 The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a class 2 medicines recall for: Mefenamic Acid 500mg film coated tablets (Quadrant Pharmaceuticals Ltd) Quadrant Pharmaceuticals Ltd are recalling a...

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NHS prescription charges to remain at £9.35 per item for 2022/23

Following our previous announcement that the NHS prescription charge would not be uplifted on 1st April 2022, the Department of Health and Social Care has now announced that NHS prescription charges in England will remain frozen for the rest of 2022/23. This is the first time in 12 years that the charge has not increased....

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May 2022 Price Concessions 1st Update

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today (16/05/2022) granted the following initial list of price concessions: Drug Pack size Price Concession Atenolol 50mg tablets 28 £0.79 Baclofen 5mg/5ml oral solution sugar free 300 £2.29 Bimatoprost 100micrograms/ml eye drops 3 £4.42 Brimonidine 0.2% eye drops 5 £4.99 Celecoxib 100mg capsules 60 £6.28 Celecoxib...

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