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Don Lavoie is alcohol programme manager at Public Health England and Gul Root is lead pharmacist, Health and Wellbeing Directorate, Public Health England
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Special Products Ltd has launched Epistatus 10mg Oromucosal Solution containing midazolam. The NHS price for a single 10mg in 1ml prefilled syringe is £45.76.   

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A Class 4 drug alert (caution in use) has been issued in relation to several Focus Pharmaceutical’s products. 

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A recall affecting 53 batches of Novo Nordisk’s NovoPen Echo and 34 batches of NovoPen 5 insulin pens has been issued. The recall is due to cracked or broken insulin cartridge holders.

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Image caption: “Prevalence of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) use in teenagers, UK surveys 2015/2016. Notes: Youth Tobacco Policy Survey (YTPS), United Kingdom, n = 1213 (2016); Action on Smoking and Health Smokefree Great Britain-Youth Survey n = 1205 (2016); Schools Health Research Network (SHRN), Wales, n = 32,479 (11 to 16 year olds in 2015); and, Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS), n = 13,607 (13 year olds in 2015), n = 11,697 (15 year olds in 2015). Base for regular smokers in YTPS and ASH Smokefree GB is less than 50.

“Source: L Bauld et al. ‘Young People’s Use of E-Cigarettes across the United Kingdom: Findings from Five Surveys 2015–2017’. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14(9), 973.”

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A veterinary medicine containing fluralaner, used to treat cats and dogs for fleas and ticks, has been found to increase the risk of convulsion in the pet.

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July 31 2018 General practices employing pharmacists are citing improved capacity to see patients and workload changes as the main benefits of the scheme.
July 25 2018 Switching to sulfonylureas in type 2 diabetes has been linked with an increased risk of complications compared with staying on metformin, a BMJ study has concluded. However, the study has...