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New Prescriber Update edition published

We've published the latest edition of Prescriber Update.

Read about treatment of patients with hepatitis C, Kounis syndrome, importing unapproved medicines for supply and more.

Prescriber Update Vol. 41 No. 3 - September 2020

News and Events

Date Type Title
23/09/2020ConsultationOutcome of the consultation on the proposed warning statements for substances (eg, allergens) in medicines that may cause undesirable reactions
16/09/2020Alert CommunicationMedsafe is issuing a warning that Elevacity Elevate Smart Coffee (Version 3) should not be consumed - statement under section 98 of the Medicines Act 1981
15/09/2020Media ReleaseMedsafe takes action to prevent the supply of illegally marketed medicine linked to liver harm
11/09/2020CommitteesMedicines Classification Committee - Dates and Deadlines
11/09/2020CommitteesAgenda for the 65th Medicines Classification Committee meeting
11/09/2020Media ReleaseMedsafe has completed its review of Objections from the 64th Medicines Classification Committee to reclassify pholcodine
3/09/2020Alert CommunicationUpdate - Yes! Cassette Pregnancy Test Kit (also known as Smiths BioMed Rapid Pregnancy Test Kit) - Reports of false positives presenting as faint lines and inconclusive results
3/09/2020PublicationsPrescriber Update 41(3) - September 2020
18/08/2020CommitteesMedicines Classification Committee - Dates and Deadlines
18/08/2020CommitteesMinutes of the 64th meeting of the Medicines Classification Committee - 9 July 2020
17/08/2020NoticesPart 8: Pharmacovigilance Edition 2.2 and Summary of Changes made
11/08/2020CommitteesMedicines Classification Committee - Dates and Deadlines
31/07/2020Monitoring CommunicationRocuronium bromide solution for injection 10mg/mL, Hameln, and reports of lack of efficacy
29/07/2020CommitteesMedicines Classification Committee - Reclassification of Codeine