Polyethylene glycol (PEG) laxatives and starch-based thickeners: potential interactive effect when mixed, leading to an increased risk of aspiration

Addition of a polyethylene glycol (PEG)-based laxative to a liquid that has been thickened with a starch-based thickener may counteract the thickening action, placing patients with dysphagia at a greater risk of aspiration.

COVID-19 vaccines: updates for April 2021

A summary of advice recently issued by the MHRA relating to coronavirus (COVID-19), up to 21 April 2021.

Letters and medicine recalls sent to healthcare professionals in March 2021

A summary of letters and recent medicine recalls and notifications sent to healthcare professionals.

Posted on the UK MHRA website on 27 April 2021