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MHRA: Errors on batches of valproate packs

Some batches of Syonell 250mg and 500mg gastro-resistant tablets have product packaging information errors.

MHRA says benefits of AZ vaccine far outweigh the risks

Current data suggests that incidence of cerebral blood clots is around 4 per million first doses of the AZ vaccine.

Five arrested on suspicion of selling prescription drugs online

Five people are suspected of selling unlicensed medicines through illegal websites.  

Batches of Itraconazole recalled by MHRA

Batches of Itraconazole 10mg/ml oral solution have been recalled by the MHRA.

Vaccine side effects generally mild, MHRA confirms

Most reports relate to injection site reactions and generalised symptoms reflecting a normal immune response to the vaccine.

Reclassifying the pill will increase access says RPS

Making the contraceptive pill available over the counter will increase access and “enable women to make an informed choice" says RPS.

MHRA could reclassify contraceptive pill

Pharmacists could be able to sell the contraceptive pill after MHRA consultation on reclassification. 

MHRA analysis confirms Covid vaccine safety

The MHRA has said an analysis on approved Covid vaccines shows they are safe despite mild side-effects.

Instanyl 100mcg nasal spray batch recalled

A batch of Instanyl 100mcg nasal spray solution has been recalled following safety concerns.

Experimental RSV drug ‘promising’ says MHRA

The MHRA has granted a ‘promising innovative medicine’ designation to experimental RSV drug nirsevimab. 

Lamotrigine and levetiracetam safest antiepileptics in pregnancy

Safety review by MHRA concludes lamotrigine and levetiracetam safer than other antiepileptics for pregnant women.

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine third to get UK approval

The MHRA has approved the Moderna vaccine for Covid-19, the third vaccine against the virus to be approved for use in the UK.

Allevia 120mg tablets go directly from POM to GSL

Allevia 120mg tablets, which are used to relieve the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis, have been switched from POM to GSL. 

MHRA considering revision of medicines distance selling logo

Anyone in Northern Ireland selling medicines online must still comply with EU requirements

Erythromycin alert for patients with prolonged QT interval

Potential drug interaction between rivaroxaban and erythromycin resulting in increased risk of bleeding identified

Pharmacists can alleviate Covid vaccine fears, BBC told

Pharmacists can alleviate people's fears about taking the Covid-19 vaccine, Thorrun Govind told the BBC. 

MHRA recalls batches of betahistine dihydrochloride tablets

The MHRA has recalled batches of betahistine dihydrochloride tablets.

Modafinil carries significant risk of birth defects, warns MHRA

A drug used to treat sleep disorders carries a risk of birth defects when taken in pregnancy.  

MHRA asks pharmacists for views on acne medicine risks

The MHRA has asked pharmacists for views on the possible risks associated with the acne medicine isotretinoin.

MHRA cracks down on international medicines gang

A criminal network that was behind the illegal online sale of medicines in the UK has been stopped.

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