A notice was issued by Allergan about the availability of textured breast implants in the UK.
In December 2018, a letter was sent to notify healthcare professionals of the discontinuation of Zovirax (Aciclovir) eye ointment.
Yellow Card App: download the updated App to receive the latest MHRA safety news and report suspected side effects, including in pregnancy
The Yellow Card App has been updated to make it easier to use, to have useful new features, and to support reporting a suspected reaction related to medicine exposure during pregnancy.
Patients on ipilimumab who present with diarrhoea or other symptoms of colitis, and those who do not respond to steroid treatment for immune-related colitis, should be investigated to exclude other causes, including infections such as cytomegalovirus (CMV).
Tapentadol (Palexia): risk of seizures and reports of serotonin syndrome when co-administered with other medicines
Tapentadol may increase seizure risk in patients taking other medicines that lower seizure threshold, for example, antidepressants and antipsychotics.