MHRA

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Acnecide face gel and face wash going GSL?

The MHRA is consulting on a proposal to make Acnecide Face 5% w/w Gel and Acnecide Face Wash 5% w/w Gel available from general sales outlets

NHS ramps up guidance for 'no deal' Brexit

Health sector preparations for readiness to leave with ‘no deal’ have been ramped up

MHRA black market crackdown working

As of February 2019, 32 investigations have been initiated and 86 suspects arrested or interviewed under caution

MHRA recalls heart and blood pressure medication

The MHRA has recalled three batches of blood pressure and heart medication Irbesartan due to contamination fears

FMD deadline: “Progress” towards compliance sufficient

Pharmacists are advised that despite early glitches most medicine packs with FMD safety features may be dispensed

Pharmacies “must work towards” FMD by February 9

Regulators are expected to be “pragmatic” about enforcement, according to the FMD Working Group 

Three Londoners convicted of conspiracy to supply illicit POMs

Following a complex investigation, the MHRA seized more than 300,000 tablets, worth in excess of £315,000

Getting to grips with cannabis-based medicines

The reclassification of cannabis-based medicines was a big story in 2018. Here we look at some questions following on from the move

FMD is almost here. Are you ready?

Pharmacies not yet compliant with the Falsified Medicines Directive still have time – but the clock is ticking...

100 days to FMD deadline

With 100 days to go before the February 9 deadline for the Falsified Medicines Directive, community pharmacies should not delay in ensuring they are FMD-ready, the National Pharmacy Association has said

MHRA no-deal Brexit consultation closes soon

The consultation deals with how legislation and regulatory processes would have to be modified in the event of the UK not securing a deal with the EU after the UK’s exit, with no implementation period

Uninvited guests: treating head lice in pharmacy

As the new school year gets underway pharmacies are likely to see a spike in queries about head lice, particularly following NHS England’s decision that OTC treatments should no longer be prescribed

Scenario: Cannabidiol

Technician Kellie is telling pharmacist Parveen about when her grandmother asked her to get some cannabis... 

Some glucosamine products to be medicines

Products containing doses equal to or greater than 1178mg/day of base glucosamine will now be considered to be medicines, the MHRA has announced

EMA: Recalled valsartan could cause 1 extra cancer case per 5,000 patients

The European Medicines Agency has issued an update on its investigation into the health risks of taking valsartan medicines containing an impurity that may have carcinogenic potential

Own brand blackcurrant cough syrup recall

The MHRA has issued a recall notice for 15 batches of own brand blackcurrant cough syrup manufactured by Bell, Sons & Co as a precautionary measure

Ban on prescribing valproate to women of childbearing age

The RPS has come out in support of new restrictions on the prescribing of an epilepsy drug that can harm the health and development of unborn children

Diversion of diazepam down by more than 60 per cent

The MHRA claims that trading in diazepam 10mg has fallen as a result of its efforts to stop the illegal diversion of medicines to the black market

PAGB welcomes head lice treatment safety alert

It's important to reassure people that head lice treatments are appropriately safe when used correctly, PAGB said in its response

Drug alert: sodium cromoglicate eye drops (FDC International)

Class 2 Medicines Recall: Sodium cromoglicate 2% w/v 13.5 ml eye drops

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