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MHRA warns pharmacies about syringe labelling error

Pharmacists have been told to stop supplying a particular batch of syringes because of a labelling error.

MHRA warning over sweets contaminated with cannabis oil

A series of arrests have been made in West Yorkshire after sweets distributed in the area contained cannabis oil.

Stop selling Covid antibody test kits, companies asked

Companies providing Covid-19 antibody testing services involving fingerprick blood samples have been asked to put the service on hold.

Pfizer recalls HRT batches over packaging concerns

Pfizer is recalling two batches of its oestrogen replacement product Duavive due to concerns around faulty packaging, the MHRA has said.

Unlicensed anti-viral gets MHRA approval for Covid-19

The MHRA has said it supports the use of the unlicensed anti-viral remdesivir in some Covid-19 patients with “high unmet medical need”.

All batches of Emerade 500 microgram auto-injectors recalled

All unexpired batches of Emerade 500 microgram auto-injectors are being recalled from patients.

MHRA shuts down more 'bogus' Covid sites

The MHRA is continuing to crack down on websites and social media accounts selling fake or unlicensed Covid-19 health products. 

MHRA launches Covid-19 Yellow Card reporting site

The MHRA has launched a new Yellow Card reporting site specifically for Covid-19 healthcare products.

Pharmacist arrested for selling Covid-19 tests to public

A Croydon pharmacist has been arrested on suspicion of illegally selling Covid-19 testing kits and had £20,000 seized.

MHRA shuts down websites selling ‘bogus’ Covid-19 tests

A number of ‘bogus’ Covid-19 products are being sold on unauthorised websites, the MHRA has warned the public.

MHRA issues recall for stolen medicines fed back into supply chain

Nearly 40 different products listed in MHRA alert.

Coronavirus pharmacy tests spark debate

The company says there is strong interest in its £175 kits, but some pharmacists have been critical.

£10m worth of erectile dysfunction drugs seized in 2019

Unlicensed ED pills worth more than £10 million were seized in the UK in 2019.

Pharmacy teams urged to make Yellow Card reports

MHRA is raising awareness about the importance of reporting suspected side effects using the Yellow Card Scheme.

Pharmacists asked to be vigilant for suspected vaping harm

Outbreak of vaping associated lung injury in the USA sparks alert in UK.

Pharmacy owner’s son jailed for selling controlled drugs

A pharmacy worker has been jailed for six years for illegally selling controlled drugs he purchased through his mother’s pharmacy.

Pharmacist jailed for selling drugs worth £280k on black market

A West Midlands pharmacist has received a 28-month prison sentence for selling medicines on the black market.

New MHRA website for PILs and SPCs

New site provides information on SPCs, PILs and PARs

MHRA explores POM to P switch for the pill and HRT

MHRA looking at reclassification of HRT and OCs to Pharmacy medicines.

Fifth MHRA alert recalls more ranitidine products

This latest recall follows recalls of ranitidine products on 8 October, 17 October, 25 October and 19 November.

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