Nicorandil (Ikorel): now second-line treatment for angina – risk of ulcer complications

Updated advice on use of nicorandil as second-line treatment for stable angina – some ulcers may progress to complications unless treatment is stopped.

 

Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine systems: prescribe by brand name

Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine systems should always be prescribed by brand name because products have different indications, durations of use, and introducers.

 

Letters sent to healthcare professionals in December 2015

In December 2015, a letter was sent to healthcare professionals regarding Reminyl (galantamine hydrobromide).

 

 

Posted on the UK MHRA website on 21 January 2016