Monday, April 6, 2020

RPS urges NHS England to make quick decision on HIV drug

_x000D_ By Neil Trainis_x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_  _x000D_ _x000D_ The Royal Pharmaceutical Society has urged NHS England to waste little time in funding the HIV prevention drug PrEP after the High...

Bristol-Myers Squibb to buy rival Celgene in largest biopharma deal

New York-based pharmaceutical giant Bristol-Myers Squibb said on Thursday it would buy US biotech firm Celgene Corp for about $74 billion (£58.63 billion), combining...

Three jailed for illegal supply of prescription drugs

A West London trio were sentenced after investigators seized potentially dangerous prescription-only medicines worth in excess of £315,000 from them.

Drug dilemma of a no-deal Brexit

Britain is due to leave the European Union in 10 weeks' time but it still has no clear way out of the...

MHRA recalls more Irbesartan containing products from pharmacies

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) today (24 January) issued a pharmacy-level recall of more Irbesartan containing products, as the agency...
Pharmacies advised to ‘carefully consider’ FMD verification systems

Adhere to FMD deadline irrespective of any Brexit scenario, pharmacies urged

Community pharmacies must work towards compliance with the Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) in time for the February 9 deadline irrespective of any...

MHRA issues class 4 drug alert for batches of Amoxicillin 500 mg capsules BP...

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) on Monday released a class 4 drug alert and defect information for certain batches of Amoxicillin 500...

Numark membership hits 4,000 mark

Numark, the UK’s largest virtual chain of independent pharmacies, on Tuesday announced that the company has signed up for its 4000th member.

Shingles vaccine sales boost GSK’s profits

UK’s biggest drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) on Wednesday announced its 2018 full year fourth quarter results and the company’s annual net profit doubled...
Falsified Iclusig 45mg (30 tablets) version

WHO warns of falsified leukaemia drugs made from paracetamol

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued a medical product alert notifying patients, pharmacists and doctors of falsified versions of Iclusig 15...