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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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follitropinJanuary 11 2016

Teva has launched a recombinant human follicle-stimulating hormone in the UK. Ovaleap (follitropin alfa, r-hFSH) is a fertility treatment for anovulation, stimulation of follicular development and spermatogenesis and is a biosimilar to Gonal-f from Merck Serono.

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glucomenDecember 23 2015

GlucoMen LX Sensor test strips could give falsely high blood glucose readings if they have been exposed to high humidity, a medical safety alert is advising.

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OmeprazoleDecember 16 2015

 

A medical safety alert recalling four batches of Zentiva’s omeprazole 20mg gastro-resistant hard capsules has been issued.

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frovatriptanDecember 21 2015

Generic frovatriptan film-coated tablets are now available.

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drug alertDecember 14 2015

A drug alert concerning Pfizer’s Genotropin GoQuick pre-filled pens, containing somatropin 5.3mg or 12mg powder for solution for injection, has been issued. However, to avoid product shortages, the products are not being recalled.

The problem relates to a manufacturing defect for the dosing mechanism of some of the pens. “The defect has been found to create the possibility of the dose being set to one extra click beyond the dose selected and indicated in the memory window when the patient turns the dose knob with excessive force,” said the alert issued on December 9.

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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...