“This email alert says that the BNF has changed the way it provides information about interactions – do you know anything about it, Parveen? I feel like I’ve only just got my head around the way they do the product monographs, so I’m really hoping it isn’t anything like that.”
The interactions sections of both the BNF and BNF for Children (BNFC) have been updated to incorporate the following changes:
Since the 2015 relaunch of the BNF and BNFC, many users have found the interactions data more difficult to access and understand. This, coupled with changes to how interactions are studied and growth in the knowledge base, meant an overhaul was needed.
BNF Legacy products have not been updated with the new interactions, although they feature in the print editions of the BNF and BNFC that were distributed this autumn, the versions on the MedicinesComplete website, and the BNF app.