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NICE backs secondary prevention drug for patients with stable cardiovascular disease

NICE backs secondary prevention drug for patients with stable cardiovascular disease

NHS prescribers have a new routine option for preventing...

Ranitidine in short supply after contamination fears prompt precautionary recall

Ranitidine in short supply after contamination fears prompt precautionary recall

GPs have reported shortages of ranitidine following...

Excessive steroid dosing highlighted in inflammatory bowel disease

Excessive steroid dosing highlighted in inflammatory bowel disease

Some patients with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis...

Monitor high-risk statin patients for osteoporosis, say researchers

Monitor high-risk statin patients for osteoporosis, say researchers

Patients taking high-dose statins who are at increased...

HRT and antidepressant shortages prompt export ban and pharmacist scrip-switching

HRT and antidepressant shortages prompt export ban and pharmacist scrip-switching

The government has banned exports of HRT products and...

New cellulitis treatment guidance published

New cellulitis treatment guidance published

A 5-day course of flucloxacillin may be sufficient...

Dry eye products summarised in new intelog table

Dry eye products summarised in new intelog table

More than 80 treatment options for dry eye are summarised...

Low-dose oestrogen pessary for vaginal menopause symptoms

Low-dose oestrogen pessary for vaginal menopause symptoms

Imvaggis (estriol) is a new treatment for vaginal symptoms...

New antibiotic prescribing guidance issued for pneumonia

New antibiotic prescribing guidance issued for pneumonia

NICE has published antimicrobial prescribing guidelines...

intelog summary of NICE COPD guidance updated

intelog summary of NICE COPD guidance updated

Prescribers can now consult the quick-reference intelog...

Soft-mist inhaler now available as reusable device

Soft-mist inhaler now available as reusable device

Respimat is now available as a reusable inhaler that...

NICE recommends 'innovative' treatment for type I diabetes

NICE recommends 'innovative' treatment for type I diabetes

Dapagliflozin (Forxiga) has been approved for routine...

Potentially addictive medicines 'being prescribed for years'

Potentially addictive medicines 'being prescribed for years'

Hundreds of thousands of people are receiving prescriptions...

High-dose statins could be made available over the counter, says NHS England

High-dose statins could be made available over the counter, says NHS England

High-dose statins could be supplied by pharmacists...

Discuss new information on HRT breast cancer risk with women at next routine appointment, MHRA advises prescribers

Discuss new information on HRT breast cancer risk with women at next routine appointment, MHRA advises prescribers

Prescribers have been advised to discuss the risk of...

New egg-free flu vaccine for 2019/20 season

New egg-free flu vaccine for 2019/20 season

intelog flu vaccine listings have been updated to reflect...

Updated NICE hypertension guidance halves threshold for prescribing antihypertensives

Updated NICE hypertension guidance halves threshold for prescribing antihypertensives

GPs should offer BP-lowering drugs to patients under...

Review patients soon after starting opioids, says updated chronic pain guidance

Review patients soon after starting opioids, says updated chronic pain guidance

Revised chronic pain guidance from the Scottish Intercollegiate...

Contraceptive shortages reported by manufacturers

Contraceptive shortages reported by manufacturers

Shortages of several contraceptives, including combined,...

Last chance to register for the next Respiratory and Allergy Learning Series event

Last chance to register for the next Respiratory and Allergy Learning Series event

Join Dr Steve Holmes, who will be chairing the intelog...