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DHSC / NHSE&I: Supply disruption alert: Phyllocontin® (Aminophylline) 225mg and 350mg modified release tablets

Phyllocontin® (aminophylline) Continus 225mg and Phyllocontin® Forte Continus 350mg modified-release tablets are being discontinued in the UK. Remaining supplies of the 225mg strength are expected to be exhausted by 2nd March 2021 and the 350mg strength are expected to be exhausted by 5th April 2021. All healthcare professionals in primary, secondary and specialist healthcare services …

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MHRA Drug Safety update: Pregabalin (Lyrica): reports of severe respiratory depression

Pregabalin has been associated with reports of respiratory depression, in some cases without concomitant opioid treatment.Healthcare professionals are advised to consider whether adjustments in dose or dosing regimen are necessary for patients at higher risk of respiratorydepression, this includes people: with compromised respiratory function, respiratory or neurological disease, orrenal impairment taking other CNS depressants (including …

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MHRA Drug Safety Update

MHRA Drug Safety Update: Alkindi (hydrocortisone granules): Risk of adrenal insufficiency when switching formulations. When children receiving replacement therapy for adrenal insufficiency are beingswitched from hydrocortisone tablets to Alkindi granules, parents or carers should be informed of the need to be extra vigilant for symptoms of adrenal insufficiency.Advice for healthcare professional is: Adrenal crisis has …

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Covid Vaccine Training

News about Covid-19 vaccine training for practice staff More information follows here Text here about vaccine for coronavirus Information about staff training Vaccination programme