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MedikinetJune 15 2016

The medicines regulator has issued a Class 2 drug safety alert recalling two batches of parallel imported Medikinet XL modified-release capsules (methylphenidate hydrochloride). The product has been incorrectly repackaged in cartons stating 30mg, although the actual strength of the capsules, 20mg, is correctly stated on the blister packs. Read more ...

eye dropsJune 8 2016

Santen UK has recalled two batches of its Ikervis (ciclosporin) emulsion 1 mg/ml eye drops, in packs of 30 0.3ml single dose containers. Read more ...

rifadinMay 9 2016

A class 2 drug recall for a batch of Rifadin (rifampicin) infusion 600mg, manufactured by Aventis Pharma Ltd trading as Sanofi, has been issued. Read more ...

diabetes4May 16 2016

An alert warning of a potential risk of hypoglycaemic event has been issued in relation to the Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump system.

Problems may arise with misinterpreting a maintenance message on the device, manufactured by Roche Diabetes Care. If the message says ‘M-83 pump not able to complete task’, users are advised to check the pump history before re-initiating a programmed task such as bolus delivery, said the medicines and device regulator, the MHRA. Read more ...

drugalertMay 3 2016

An incorrect blister strip has been found in a pack of parallel imported Crestor 5mg tablets prompting a Class 4 (caution in use) drug alert. Read more ...

June 29 2016 The NHS should support clinical pharmacist roles in community pharmacies as well as at GP practices, the New NHS Alliance has proposed.
December 7 2015 Pharmacists in Scotland have been asked to share their views on what politicians need to be made aware of ahead of the Scottish Parliament elections in 2016. The Royal Pharmaceutical Society...