Saturday, May 8, 2021

Cloral betaine 707mg tablets to remain out of stock until November

Cloral betaine 707mg tablets are out of stock and are expected to return to the pharmacy shelves in November, the product manufacturer Marlborough Pharmaceuticals...

LloydsPharmacy, Deliveroo team up to deliver medical essentials at customer’s doorstep

LloydsPharmacy and Deliveroo have entered into a partnership to deliver medical essentials at customer's doorstep. Through the food delivery firm's mobile application, customers now can...

Oxford Covid-19 vaccine developer cautious on 2020 roll-out

The University of Oxford's possible Covid-19 vaccine could be rolled out by the end of the year but there is no certainty, the lead...

MHRA issues latest FMD drug alert

The Medicines and Health products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a Class II falsified medicines directive (FMD) drug alert for a list of products...

‘Single-shot Covid jab in UK could be weeks away’

A single-shot vaccine to combat Covid-19 in Britain could be weeks away, with regulators set to begin the approval process this week, The Telegraph...

Moderna Covid-19 vaccine appears to clear safety hurdle

A series of studies in mice of Moderna Inc's Covid-19 lent some assurance that it may not increase the risk of more severe disease,...

GPhc asks pharmacies not to sell rapid virus antibody test kits

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhc) has said that it is not appropriate for community pharmacies to be selling and recommending rapid virus antibody test...

Fluoxetine 30mg capsules and Salazopyrin EN-Tabs 500mg face supply disruption

The Department of Health and Social Care (DH) has issued two Serious Shortage Protocols (SSP) for Fluoxetine 30mg capsules and Salazopyrin EN-Tabs 500mg following...

Sanofi halts trial of Kevzara after tests

French pharma giant Sanofi said Tuesday (September 1) that international phase three clinical tests of its Kevzara drug for serious Covid-19 cases had proved...

Make better use of pharmacist independent prescribers, RPS urges

The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has called for increased use of pharmacist independent prescribers (PIPs) over the next decade. As medication regimes become more specialised and complex,...