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(17/08/2006)
dotPrescribing Outlook - New Drugs 2006 has been published and is available via NeLM.
(11/09/2006)
dotMedicines Q&A: Combining levothyroxine and liothyronine for hypothyroidism? [LINK]
(11/09/2006)
dotMiDatabank Update: Latest progress on delivering what UKMi want from the program including the latest version (vn 1.3).  Sept 2006
(15/09/2006)
dotNew UKMi website launched at UKMi Conference in Chester - available at www.ukmi.nhs.uk
(21/09/2006)
dotMedicines Q&A: Cyclizine administration after myocardial infarction [LINK]
(21/09/2006)
dotNew product evaluation: Natalizumab
(21/09/2006)
dotMedicines Q&A:  NSAID effects on post-op fracture healing [LINK]
(27/09/2006)
dotFridge Database Updated: The Fridge database has been updated and expanded to contain more products.
(10/10/2006)
dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in calcium supplements [LINK]
(18/10/2006)
dotEilish Smith, Principal Pharmacist at the Regional Medicines Poisons Information Service, Belfast, has taken on the role of Chair of UKMi Executive with immediate effect. She succeeds Chris Proudlove (North West MI Centre, Liverpool) who has served a 2-year term. UKMi wishes to thank Chris for her contribution over the last 2-years.
(19/10/2006)
dotNew product evaluation (NMP): Ivabradine (Procoralan) for stable angina pectoris
(21/10/2006)
dotMedicines Q&A: Increase in the risk of osteoporosis with anticonvulsants  [LINK]
(27/10/2006)
dotDrugs in Renal Failure - how to use the specialist service
(27/11/2006)
dotNew product evaluation (LNDG):  Palivizumab for the prevention of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)
(27/11/2006)
dotUKMi Directory now updated by regional MI centres.  Please check and inform your regional centre of any changes required.
(04/12/2006)
dotNew product evaluation (NMP): Posaconazole(Noxafil) for the treatment of invasive fungal infections
(04/12/2006)
dotNew product evaluation (LCNDG): Sunitinib and sorafenib for renal cell carcinoma
(04/12/2006)
dotMedicines Q&A: Oral fluconazole use during pregnancy? [LINK]
(04/12/2006)
dotMedicines Q&A: Management of depression in a breastfeeding mother (update) [LINK]
(14/12/2006)
dotMedicines Q&A: Sodium content of medicines [LINK]
(14/12/2006)
dotMedicines Q&A: Lamotrigine/combined oral contraceptives interaction [LINK]
(29/12/2006)
dotNew product evaluation (NMP): Adalimumab for ankylosing spondylitis
(05/01/2007)
dotNew Product Evaluaton (OHFM) - Sitagliptin and Vildagliptin for type 2 diabetes
(05/01/2007)
dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free formulations of antidepressants [LINK]
(05/01/2007)
dotMedicines Q&A: Compatibility of nebuliser solutions (update) [LINK]
(23/01/2007)
dotMedicines Q&A: Hypersalivation
  • Treatment options [LINK]
  • Treatment with hyoscine hydrobromide [LINK]
  • Treatment with glycopyrronium [LINK]
  • Alternative treatments [LINK]

  • (23/01/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Proton pump inhibitors for treatment of reflux in a breast-feeding mother [LINK]
    (29/01/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines safe in patients with acute porphyria (update) [LINK]
    (29/01/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous magnesium sulphate [LINK]
    (29/01/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LCNDG): High dose imatinib and sunitinib for resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST)
    (29/01/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LNDG): Tigecycline (update)
    (06/02/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Dosing patients with renal impairment - factors for consideration [LINK]
    (06/02/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Interaction of triptans and SSRI antidepressants (revision) [LINK]
    (06/02/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Dosing patients on renal replacement therapies - factors for consideration[LINK]
    (14/02/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Treatment of depression in Parkinson's disease [LINK]
    (14/02/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Fish oil supplements - effects on concentration and behaviour in children [LINK]
    (14/02/2007)
    dotTherapeutic Class Summary: 5-HT1 agonists (triptans) for migraine in adults
    (26/02/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Interaction between grapefruit juice and statins  [LINK] 
    (26/02/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LNDG): Entacavir for chronic hepatitis B
    (26/02/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LNDG): Comparison of bisphosphonates for osteoporosis
    (26/02/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (NMP): Grass pollen allergen extract (Grazax)
    (01/03/2007)
    dotUKMi Accredited Medicines Information Scheme for Pharmacy Technicians:  Applications are now invited for the 3rd cohort. The closing date for applications is 20th April 2007.  LINK for full details 
    (02/04/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (NMP):  Varenicline for smoking cessation
    (02/04/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (RDTC): Ibandronic acid in the management of hypercalcaemia of malignancy, bone pain and the prevention of skeletal events associated with skeletal metastases [LINK]
    (02/04/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Glucosamine - drug interactions [LINK]
    (02/04/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Glucosamine - adverse effects  [LINK]
    (02/04/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Choice of saliva substitute  [LINK]
    (02/04/2007)
    dotReview (LNDG):  Triptorelin & GnRH Analogues
    (02/04/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LNDG):  Lanthanum carbonate (Fosrenol) - update
    (02/04/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Acitretin for patients with renal impairment or on renal replacement therapies  [LINK]
    (02/04/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Secretin for autism  [LINK]
    (24/04/2007)
    dotNew Medicines Evaluation (NMP): Testosterone Patch (Intrinsa®) for female hypoactive sexual desire disorder [LINK]
    (24/04/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Basic principles of homoeopathy  [LINK
    (24/04/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of codeine in breastfeeding mothers  [LINK
    (27/04/2007)
    dotUKMi Accredited Medicines Information Scheme for Pharmacy Technicians:  There are few places left on this scheme.  The deadline has been extended to 11th May2007.  LINK for full details 
    (03/05/2007)
    dotEssential Resources for enquiry answering - list updated May 2007 - available in Word and PDF formats
    (03/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (RDTC): Darifenacin for overactive bladder syndrome
    (03/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (NPC/UKMi):  Sitagliptin and Vildagliptin for type 2 diabetes [LINK]
    (03/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LNDG): Hedrin® and Lyclear® Spray Away for the treatment of head lice
    (03/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP):  Lidocaine Medicated Plaster (Versatis) [LINK]
    (03/05/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Limit on the dose and duration of use for carbamazepine suppositories  [LINK]
    (03/05/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of depression with depression-induced hyponatraemia  [LINK]
    (11/05/2007)
    dotSurgical management of the primary care dental patient on antiplatelet medication [LINK]
    (11/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP): Erdosteine
    (29/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (NPC/UKMi):  Sitagliptin for type 2 diabetes (update) [LINK]
    (29/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP):  Exenatide for type 2 diabetes [LINK]
    (29/05/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Continuous infusions of proton pump inhibitors  [LINK]
    (29/05/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Identification of medicines from abroad  [LINK]
    (04/06/2007)
    dotSurgical management of the primary care dental patient on warfarin - updated 2007 [LINK]
    (07/06/2007)
    dotUKMi conference 2006 poster presentations [LINK]
    (13/06/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A Abidec® Multivitamin Drops and peanut allergy [LINK]
    (18/06/2007)
    dotGood practice guidance - Records management [LINK]
    (18/06/2007)
    dotGood practice guidance - Peer review [LINK]
    (26/06/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP): Darifenacin
    (04/07/2007)
    dotUKMi audit report template - updated July 2007 [LINK]. Major revision of risk management section
    (06/07/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IV disodium pamidronate for patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (18/07/2007)
    dotNew Medicines Profiles: template and writing guidelines updated July 2007
    (19/07/2007)
    dotTrevor Beswick has been re-appointed as Director of the South West Medicines Information & Training service with effect from October 1st.  He replaces Richard Cattell, now Chief Pharmacist at Dudley.
    (24/07/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP): Testosterone patch (Intrisa) - update
    (26/07/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Strontium ranelate in patients with renal impairment or on renal replacement therapies? [LINK]
    (30/07/2007)
    dot33rd UKMi one-day seminar. Programme and call for posters now available [LINK]
    (02/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between tricyclic, SSRI and related antidepresants [LINK]
    (02/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between monoamine oxidase inhibitors and SSRI or tricyclic antidepressants [LINK]
    (08/08/2007)
    dotEssential resource list for MI services - updated August 2007. Revision to complementary medicine, pregnancy and psychiatry texts.
    (09/08/2007)
    dotUKMi Workbook - 5th Edition (2007) now available online (password required)
    (13/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conversion between doxazosin formulations [LINK]
    (13/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Interaction between warfarin and proton pump inhibitors [LINK]
    (24/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Difference between 'wet' and 'dry' inhaled sevoflurane update [LINK]
    (24/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Coenzyme Q10 supplementation to reduce risk of statin-induced myotoxicity update [LINK]
    (28/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Medicines considered safe for use in the acute porphyrias [LINK]
    (28/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Comparison of doxazosin XL with standard doxazosin [LINK]
    (31/08/2007)
    dot33rd UKMi One-day Seminar - 31st October 2007.  Updated programme now available [LINK]
    (31/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antioxidants and zinc for age-related macular degeneration - update. [LINK]
    (31/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Saliva Substitutes: Choosing and prescribing the right product - partial update. [LINK]
    (31/08/2007)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - New Medicines 2007 has been published and is available via NeLM (password required) [LINK]
    (14/09/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: How effective are topical glyceryl trinitrate, diltiazem and other drugs for anal fissure? Update  [LINK]
    (14/09/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Evidence for the use of statins in patients with renal impairment. [LINK]
    (17/09/2007)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold & 'Flu season [LINK]
    (19/09/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Administering haem arginate in the management of acute porphyria [LINK]
    (27/09/2007)
    dot33rd UKMi one-day seminar - updated programmes now available [LINK]
    (04/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amlodipine and felodipine m/r - how do they compare in hypertension and angina? [LINK]
    (16/10/2007)
    dotEssential resource list for MI services - updated October 2007. Includes PCF3 and limks to new monographs for the Neonatal Formulary.
    (18/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is metformin safe to use in patients with heart failure? [LINK]
    (18/10/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP): Paliperidone prolonged release [LINK]
    (19/10/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP): Adalimumab in severe active Crohn's disease [LINK]
    (19/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medication-overuse headache: what is it and how do you treat it? [LINK]
    (26/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is it safe to take herbal medicines during pregnancy? [LINK]
    (26/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Evidence for use of low dose naltrexone in multiple sclerosis Update [LINK
    (26/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which nebulisers solutions are compatible? Update [LINK]
    (26/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dangers of chronic fluoride tootpaste ingestion in adults [LINK]
    (30/10/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Ramelteon for primary insomnia (registration required) [LINK]
    (30/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral prednisolone and IV hydrocortisone - equivalent dose Update [LINK
    (31/10/2007)
    dotUKMi Strategy 2007 launched in London at the 33rd UKMi Seminar  held on 31st October at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of GB in London
    (02/11/2007)
    dot33rd UKMi Seminar Proceedings [LINK]
    (08/11/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which pharmacological agents prevent acute mountain sickness? [LINK]
    (08/11/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Suitable COC for patient on carbamazepine or phenytoin. Update [LINK]
    (08/11/2007)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2007/2008 (Registration required) [LINK]
    (16/11/2007)
    dotHorizon scanning presentation (slides and workshop activities) to support the Prescribing Outlook series.
    (16/11/2007)
    dotEnquiry answering guidelines - a resource and training tool that can be adapted for local use.
    (26/11/2007)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost Calculator 2007 (password required) [LINK]
    (30/11/2007)
    dotEssential resource list - updated November 2007 to include the LactMed database
    (07/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Progesterone for the prevention of postnatal depression [LINK]
    (07/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy [LINK]
    (10/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Proton pump inhibitors during pregnancy? (Update) [LINK]
    (10/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oil supplements in dyslexia - is there evidence of benefit? (Update) [LINK]
    (20/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Paediatric dose of oral isosorbide dinitrate/mononitrate? [LINK]
    (20/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antibiotic prophylaxis for dental patients with hydrocephalus shunts Update [LINK]
    (04/01/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of herbal medicines in breast feeding women [LINK]
    (23/01/2008)
    dotTherapeutic class summary: Antimuscarinic drugs for overactive bladder syndrome [LINK]
    (25/01/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Combining ACI inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor antagonists [LINK]
    (29/01/2008)
    dotThe Clarke Inquiry - An Independent Inquiry into a Professional Body for Pharmacy - UKMi response to the consultationMore information in the Strategy section of the UKMi website
    (29/01/2008)
    dot34th UKMi Seminar - 18th-19th September 2008 at Warwick University.  This is the main MI-related CPD opportunity for UK Medicines Information pharmacists in 2008.  Essential event for UKMi.  The programme is under development. 
    (31/01/2008)
    dotEilish Smith, Chair of UKMi Executive, has been awarded the accolade of Northern Ireland's  'Hospital Pharmacist of the Year 2007'
    (04/02/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: Contraceptive awareness week [LINK]
    (04/02/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Converting from IV aminophylline to oral aminophylline/ theophylline [LINK]
    (04/02/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences between mesalazine brands Update [LINK]
    (04/02/2008)
    dotIn-Focus: Cardiovascular outcomes among patients on atorvastatin and simvastatin [LINK]
    (13/02/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between phenytoin capsules and tablets [LINK
    (22/02/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Use of levothyroxine combined with liothyronine for hypothyroidism (Update) [LINK]
    (22/02/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (22/02/2008)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (NPC/UKMi): Rivaroxaban for VTE prevention following orthopaedic surgery (registration required) [LINK]
    (18/03/2008)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Zoledronic acid (Aclasta) for osteoporosis [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment options for drug-induced hypersalivation (Update) [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral morphine and other opioid analgesics in adult palliative care (Update) [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is there an interaction between erythromycin and statins? (Update) [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which medicines need dose adjustment when a patient stops smoking? (Update) [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can oral fluconazole be used during pregnancy? (Update) [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Aliskiren (Rasilez) [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: Depression Awareness Week [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Rivastigmine transdermal patch for the symptomatic treatment of Alzheimer’s dementia [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Fentanyl iontophoretic transdermal system (Ionsys®) [LINK]
    (08/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Heparin vs. saline flushes to maintain patency of indwelling intravascular catheters/cannulae [LINK]
    (11/04/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: Hay fever season [LINK]
    (11/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is there a lactose-free oral contraceptive? (Update) [LINK]
    (11/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is there a lactose-free hormone replacement therapy? (Update) [LINK]
    (11/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Factors to be considered when prescribing for lactose intolerant adults [LINK]
    (11/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Do patients undergoing dental procedures need endocarditis prophylaxis? [LINK]
    (18/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug treatment of inadequate lactation (Update) [LINK]
    (18/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Risk of serotonin syndrome with concomitant use of tramadol and SSRIs (Update) [LINK]
    (21/04/2008)
    dotNew product evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Sugammadex [LINK] (Registration required)
    (24/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can dentists supply medicines? [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Does paracetamol interact with antibiotics? (Update) [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Why can't OTC topical hydrocortisone be used on the face? (Update) [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: How long does cannabis stay in the body after smoking? (Update) [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can fish oils protect against photosensitivity disorders? (Update) [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is it unlawful to chew 'khat' in UK hospitals? (Update) [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: National Allergy Week [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotNew product evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Vildagliptin in type 2 diabetes [LINK]
    (08/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is it safe to have amalgam fillings placed or removed if breastfeeding? (Update) [LINK]
    (08/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Choice of antidepressant in patients with epilepsy (Update) [LINK]
    (08/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of IV fluorescein sodium in renal impairment or renal replacement therapy. Update [LINK]
    (19/05/2008)
    dotUKMi Practice Development Seminar - 18/19 September 2008Outline programme now available. 
    (19/05/2008)
    dotUKMi Practice Development Seminar - Call for Posters - information and poster submission details  NEW
    (30/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which over-the-counter analgesics interact with alcohol? (Update) [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which oral antibiotics interact with alcohol? (Update) [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: When can people start drinking alcohol after finishing metronidazole? (Update) [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: How long does it take for antidepressants to work? (Update) [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: How should antidepressants be discontinued? (Update) [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which antidepressants interact with alcohol? (Update) [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Evidence for the use of vitamin E in ME (Update) [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Do anticonvulsants increase the risk of osteoporosis? Update [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Paraffin based skin products and NSPA Rapid Response Report 4 [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotIn-focus: Metabolic adverse effects of atypical antipsychotic agents [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotIn Focus: Summary of changes in updated BTS/SIGN asthma guidelines [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Glucosamine hydrochloride (Alateris) [LINK]
    (07/06/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes Week [LINK]
    (10/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressant of choice in ischaemic heart disease (Update) [LINK]
    (10/06/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Sorafenib for hepatocellular carcinoma [LINK]
    (17/06/2008)
    dotIn-Focus: ACCORD and ADVANCE trials [LINK]
    (23/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Product and formulation-related factors when selecting NRT (Update) [LINK
    (23/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Special patient groups and NRT (Update) [LINK]
    (23/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: The sodium content of medicines (Update) [LINK]
    (23/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Allergy to local anaesthetic agents used in dentistry [LINK]
    (23/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IM triamcinolone (Kenolog) for the treatment of hay fever [LINK]
    (01/07/2008)
    dot34th UKMi Practice Development Seminar (formerly UKMi Conference) - Registration is now open - link from this page.  Pegister early to get your choice of workshop. 
    (03/07/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Methylnaltrexone [LINK]
    (09/07/2008)
    dotUKMi 2007 seminar: posters now available [LINK]
    (18/07/2008)
    dotUpdated pre-registration pharmacist training template now available [LINK]
    (31/07/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual Health Week [LINK]
    (31/07/2008)
    dotNew product evaluation (UKMi): Melatonin for primary insomnia [LINK]
    (31/07/2008)
    dotNew product evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Tocilizumab for RA (registration required) [LINK]
    (31/07/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribing for pregnant women (Update) [LINK]
    (31/07/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of intermittent allergic rhinitis in pregnancy (Update) [LINK]
    (05/08/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Dagibatran for prevention of VTE [LINK]
    (05/08/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Fentanyl buccal tablets [LINK]
    (06/08/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Lidocaine & tetracaine medicated plaster (Rapydan®) [LINK]
    (07/08/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between bisphosphonates and PPIs [LINK]
    (07/08/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Verapamil for prevention of cluster headache [LINK]
    (12/08/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Sorafenib for hepatocellular carcinoma [LINK]
    (22/08/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine use in renal impairment [LINK]
    (22/08/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicine considered safe in acute pophyria (Update) [LINK]
    (22/08/2008)
    dotUser guide: The new NeLM [LINK]
    (29/08/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: National Eczema Week [LINK]
    (02/09/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free lipid-regulating preparations [LINK]
    (02/09/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Porphyria [LINK]
    (02/09/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: How should IV potassium chloride be administered? [LINK]
    (02/09/2008)
    dotHorizon scanning for managing medicines (a presentation linked to Prescribing Outlook-New Medicines) [LINK]
    (02/09/2008)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - New Medicines 2008 NOW AVAILABLE (registration required)
    (09/09/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral bisphosphonates in patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (09/09/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can people on low-dose aspirin take gingko? [LINK]
    (23/09/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Melatonin PR (Circadin) for primary insomnia in adults [LINK]
    (23/09/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Biosimilar filgrastim (Ratiograstim) for neutropenia [LINK]
    (30/09/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Prasugrel for acute coronary syndrome managed with PCI [LINK] (registration required)
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hypersalivation - can hyoscine hydrobromide be used? (Update) [LINK]
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hypersalivation - can glycopyrronium be used? (Update) [LINK]
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hypersalivation - alternative treatment options (Update) [LINK]
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hypersalivation - available drug treatments (Update) [LINK]
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Parenteral benzylpenicillin for syphilis [LINK]
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating allergic rhinitis during pregnancy (Update) [LINK]
    (03/10/2008)
    dotDavid Erskine, Director of the London & South East Medicines Information, is the new chair of UKMi Exec
    (03/10/2008)
    dotUKMi Exec contribute to the Transcom blog
    (07/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What are the excipients in calcium supplements? (Update) [LINK]
    (07/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine - what are the adverse effects? (Update) [LINK]
    (07/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine - drug interactions. (Update) [LINK]
    (13/10/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Sapropterin (Kuvan) [LINK]
    (17/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing patients on renal replacement therapies (update) [LINK]
    (17/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Cross-sensitivity with penicillins and cephalosporins [LINK]
    (17/10/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Arsenic trioxide for promyelocytic leukaemia [LINK]
    (17/10/2008)
    dotUKMi essential resource list: resources for purchase and free access resources, plus guidance document
    (21/10/2008)
    dotThinking ahead: Cold and 'flu season [LINK]
    (28/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Academic detail aid on C. difficile infection [LINK]
    (28/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: C. difficile infection - are probiotics useful? [LINK]
    (28/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: C. difficile - which antimicrobials are implicated? [LINK]
    (28/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: C. difficile infection and acid suppressant drugs [LINK]
    (28/10/2008)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LNDG):  Rivaroxaban [LINK]
    (28/10/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Colesevelam [LINK]
    (28/10/2008)
    dotThinking ahead: Ask about medicines week [LINK]
    (28/10/2008)
    dotDrugs in pregnancy (NTIS): Erythromycin [LINK]
    (28/10/2008)
    dotDrugs in pregnancy (NTIS): NSAIDs [LINK]
    (13/11/2008)
    dotUKMi 2008 practice development seminar: posters now available
    (01/12/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating hayfever during breastfeeding (NHSNet required) [LINK]
    (01/12/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: OTC analgesics during breastfeeding (NHSNet required) [LINK]
    (01/12/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NSAIDs in adults with asthma [LINK]
    (01/12/2008)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook-National Developments (registration required) [LINK]
    (01/12/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Lacosamide as adjunctive therapy for partial seizures [LINK]
    (01/12/2008)
    dotThinking ahead: World AIDS day [LINK]
    (03/12/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Topotecan for advanced cervical cancer [LINK]
    (18/12/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral pyridostigmine to parenteral neostigmine dose conversion [LINK]
    (18/12/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants available as lactose-free formulations [LINK]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can topical steriods and emollients be applied at the same time? [LINK]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Use and care of spacer devices [LINK]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can opioids be used for pain relief in pregnancy? [LINK]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of drug-induced hypersalivation (update) [LINK]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Carbamazepine suppositories - dose and duration of treatment (update) [LINK]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Proton pump inhibitor use during breast feeding (update) [LINK]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Retapamulin 1% ointment [LINK]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Icatibant [LINK]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook - cost calculator 2008 (registration required) [LINK]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotMedicine Q&A: Dosing in renal impairment (update) [LINK]
    (09/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Managing depression during breast feeding [LINK]
    (09/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Saliva substitutes - selecting and prescribing (update) [LINK]
    (14/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Corticosteroids for adrenal insufficiency and risk of osteoporosis [LINK]
    (14/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Finding SPCs not on the eMC [LINK]
    (16/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oil supplements and concentration and behaviour in children (Update) [LINK]
    (16/01/2009)
    dotThinking Ahead: Head lice - bug-busting day [LINK]
    (16/01/2009)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LNDG): Botulinum toxin type A (Xeomin) [LINK]
    (19/01/2009)
    dotAccredited Medicines Information Technicians Training Scheme (AMITTS) - applications for the 4th cohort are now invited.  Full information is available at the AMITTS section of the UKMi website [LINK]
    (22/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Benefits of metformin in woment with polycystic ovary syndrome [LINK]
          .  on obesity and cardiovascular problems [LINK]
          .  on anovulation, pregnancy and birth rates [LINK]
          .  on early pregnancy loss [LINK]
          .  on insulin resistance and diabetes [LINK]
          .  on hirsutism and acne [LINK]
          .  vs. oral contraceptives and glitazones [LINK]
    (22/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Potassium by subcutaneous infusion (update) [LINK]
    (22/01/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Dronedarone for AF [LINK]
    (23/01/2009)
    dotUKMi Specialist service on HIV/AIDS - specification and use of service  [LINK] 
    (26/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Continuous infusion of PPIs (update) [LINK]
    (26/01/2009)
    dotMedicine Q&A: Salbutamol to treat hyperkalaemia [LINK]
    (30/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Basic principles of homoeopathy (update) [LINK]
    (04/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IV co-trimoxazole in fluid restricted patients [LINK]
    (06/02/2009)
    dotThinking Ahead: Contraceptive awareness week [LINK]
    (11/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between opioids and MAOIs [LINK]
    (11/02/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Fondaparinux for acute coronary syndromes [LINK]
    (11/02/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Trabectedin for soft tissue sarcoma [LINK]
    (12/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Saliva substitutes - selecting and prescribing (update) [LINK]
    (13/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Health and medicine information internet sites for patients [LINK]
    (23/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ophthalmic chloramphenicol - Is it safe in breastfeeding  [LINK]
    (28/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between ezetimibe and fibrates [LINK]
    (28/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines unsuitable for generic prescribing in primary care [LINK]
    (02/03/2009)
    dotAccredited Medicines Information Technicians Training Scheme (AMITTS) - applications for the 4th cohort are now invited.  Full information is available at the AMITTS section of the UKMi website [LINK]  Closing date 27th March 2009.
    (03/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acitretin in renal impairment (update) [LINK]
    (06/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of folic acid used with methotrexate in RA (update) [LINK]
    (09/03/2009)
    dotDrug Administration via Enteral Feeding Tubes is available as an add-on to the MI MedicinesComplete subscription [LINK]. Contact your regional centre for details
    (09/03/2009)
    dotNHS copyright licence renewed in England [LINK]
    (10/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: On-line resources to support HPV immunisation [LINK]
    (10/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Are tricyclic antidepressants safe in breast feeding? [LINK]
    (11/03/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Recombinant TSH following surgery for thyroid cancer [LINK]
    (12/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: St Mark's electrolyte solution [LINK]
    (12/03/2009)
    dotNLH 4.5 deployed. Release notes available [LINK]
    (13/03/2009)
    dotNICE Bites: ADHD, Z-drugs for the management of insomnia, depression and anxiety [LINK]
    (18/03/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Prolonged release (PR) oxycodone & naloxone [LINK]
    (18/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Health and medicines advice for patients using the internet  [LINK]
    (18/03/2009)
    dotEnquiry answering guidelines 2009 - updated version  [LINK]
    (23/03/2009)
    dotHow's your CPD doing? Top tips from CPP [LINK]
    (23/03/2009)
    dotNice Bites: Osteoarthritis and osteoporosis [LINK]

    (23/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug patents expiring in 2009/2010 [LINK]

    (23/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of codeine in breastfeeding [LINK]

    (23/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating pubic lice during breastfeeding [LINK]

    (25/03/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Rituximab for mantle cell lymphoma [LINK]
    (26/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Paracetamol and breast feeding [LINK]
    (26/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ibuprofen and breast feeding [LINK]
    (26/03/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (NMP): Ranolazine [LINK]
    (30/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Gluten content of medicines [LINK
    (30/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: LMWH vs heparin in renal impairment [LINK]
    (30/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Breast feeding and azathiprine [LINK
    (30/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Penicillins and cephalosporins and breast feeding [LINK]
    (30/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Breast feeding after medical termination [LINK]
    (30/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Olive oil for cradle cap [LINK]
    (30/03/2009)
    dotNLH Newsletter March edition [LINK]
    (01/04/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: SNRIs and MAOIs  during breast feeding [LINK]
    (01/04/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: SSRIs during breast feeding [LINK]
    (01/04/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Co-beneldopa - dosage forms conversion [LINK]
    (01/04/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Information on new medicines [LINK]
    (01/04/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium sulphate inj - calculating dose in different units [LINK]
    (01/04/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Adalimumab for juvenile idiopathic arthritis [LINK]
    (01/04/2009)
    dotNice Bites: Rheumatoid arthritis & medicines adherence [LINK]
    (02/04/2009)
    dotRevised UKMi audit standards and toolkit now available [LINK]
    (03/04/2009)
    dote-learning package on IV incompatibilities (free registration required) [LINK
    (06/04/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Imatinib for ALL in adults [LINK]
    (16/04/2009)
    dotThinking Ahead: Depression awareness week [LINK]
    (16/04/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Alcohol with low-dose methotrexate [LINK]
    (16/04/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interactions with dental local anaesthetics [LINK]
    (16/04/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Topical opioids for skin ulcers in palliative care [LINK]
    (20/04/2009)
    dotNational MI training course - applications are invited, via your regional centre, for the July 2009 course [LINK]
    (22/04/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prophylactic LMWH in renal impairment [LINK]
    (23/04/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Controlled drugs in dental practice [LINK]
    (30/04/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence website launched today. The Health Information Databases can still be searched from here
    (06/05/2009)
    dotUKMi pandemic flu resources [LINK]
    (07/05/2009)
    dotThinking Ahead: National allergy week [LINK]
    (26/05/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NHS Direct information on oseltamavir (Tamiflu) [LINK]
    (26/05/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ustekinumab [LINK]
    (26/05/2009)
    dotThinking ahead: Hay fever season [LINK]
    (29/05/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Use of oseltamivir in immunocompromised patients  [LINK]
    (02/06/2009)
    dotIndex added to online versions of the BNF [LINK]
    (02/06/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conversion between doxazosin formulations (Update) [LINK]
    (02/06/2009)
    dotNICE Bites: Schizophrenia and CKD [LINK]
    (02/06/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Daily tadalafil [LINK]
    (02/06/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Fluticasone furoate nasal spray [LINK]
    (05/06/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Bowel cleansing agents in renal impairment [LINK]
    (05/06/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in patients taking methotrexate [LINK]
    (08/06/2009)
    dotThinking ahead: Diabetes week [LINK]
    (08/06/2009)
    dotGuide to using NHS Evidence [LINK
    (09/06/2009)
    dotThinking ahead: Head lice - bug-busting day [LINK]
    (09/06/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acetarsol in treatment of proctitis (Update) [LINK]
    (15/06/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribing in liver disease
            . Pharmacokinetic & pharmacodynamic fators to consider [LINK]
            . Relevance of a drug's adverse effect profile [LINK]
            . The Child-Pugh score [LINK]

    (18/06/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation(LNDG): Agomelatine [LINK
    (19/06/2009)
    dotPGD FAQ: Supply under a PGD in the absence of the patient [LINK]
    (24/06/2009)
    dotUKMi essential resource list: resources for purchase Update
    (28/06/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Epoetin for Jehovah Witness patients [LINK]

    (28/06/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in renal impairment [LINK]

    (29/06/2009)
    dotNICE Bites: Glaucoma and diarrhoea & vomiting in children [LINK]
    (29/06/2009)
    dotNHS CoreContent: JAMA archive now extends back to 1883
    (01/07/2009)
    dot35th UKMi Practice Development Seminar - Edinburgh.  17-18 September 2009. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
    (02/07/2009)
    dotMartindale Insight e-newsletter [LINK]
    (03/07/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Cyclizine in myocardial infarction [LINK]
    (03/07/2009)
    dotUKMi essential resource list: resources with free access
    (06/07/2009)
    dotUKMi Pandemic flu guidance - Availability of regional centres  [LINK]
    (06/07/2009)
    dotUKMi Pandemic flu guidance - Prioritising work  [LINK]
    (06/07/2009)
    dotUKMi guidance - Risk issues with common resources used by UKMi  [LINK]
    (07/07/2009)
    dotNICE Bites June 09: Type 2 diabetes [LINK]
    (09/07/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Capecitabine and oxaliplatin for oesopho-gastric cancer [LINK]
    (14/07/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between triptans and SSRIs - Update [LINK]
    (14/07/2009)
    dotPre-registration pharmacist training template 2009-2010 now available [LINK]
    (16/07/2009)
    dotNice Bites: Added to NICE shared learning database [LINK]
    (16/07/2009)
    dotBNF e-newsletter: July issue available [LINK]
    (16/07/2009)
    dotNICE Bites July 09: Low back pain and stroke [LINK]
    (24/07/2009)
    dotStockley’s Herbal Medicines Interactions now available through MedicinesComplete
    (10/08/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Ofatumumab for CLL (registration required) [LINK]
    (13/08/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Does warfarin interact with oseltamivir or zanamivir? [LINK]
    (13/08/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence - Eyes on Evidence Issue 4 now available (free subscription LINK)
    (19/08/2009)
    dotUKMi Workbook 6th edition now available - registration required [LINK]
    (21/08/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Endocarditis prophylaxis for dental patients (Update) [LINK]
    (21/08/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Fentanyl preparations for breakthrough cancer pain [LINK
    (21/08/2009)
    dot UKMi 'Resources for purchase' list updated  [LINK]
    (21/08/2009)
    dotNICE Bites Aug 09: Lipid modification [LINK]
    (30/08/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Does warfarin interact with oseltamivir or zanamivir? (Update) [LINK]
    (30/08/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines considered safe in acute porphyrias (Update) [LINK]
    (30/08/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium sulphate given subcutaneously (Update) [LINK]
    (30/08/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conceiving after antimalarials [LINK]
    (30/08/2009)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual health week [LINK]
    (01/09/2009)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook-New Medicines Sep 2009 (Registration required) [LINK]
    (04/09/2009)
    dotNTIS drug use in pregnancy summaries (Toxbase registration required
  • propranolol [LINK]
  • labetalol [LINK]
  • atenolol [LINK]
  • ribavirin [LINK]

  • (04/09/2009)
    dotMedicnes Q&A: Continuous infusion of PPIs (Update) [LINK]
    (04/09/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Tolvaptan for hyponatraemia [LINK]
    (09/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between antidepressants (Update
  • tricyclic, SSRIs and related drugs [LINK]
  • MAOIs, tricyclics and SSRIs [LINK]

  • (09/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Taking levels after once-daily gentamicin [LINK
    (09/09/2009)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LNDG): Topitecan for advanced cervical cancer (Update) [LINK]
    (10/09/2009)
    dotMedicinesComplete newsletter Sep 2009 [LINK]
    (10/09/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence: Eyes on evidence issue 5 (free subscription LINK)
    (10/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antioxidants + zinc for age related macular degeneration (Update) [LINK]
    (15/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Preservative-free prostaglandin eye-drop [LINK]
    (15/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Chondroitin 
  • adverse effects [LINK]
  • drug interactions [LINK]

  • (15/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: GI bleeding with SSRIs [LINK]
    (28/09/2009)
    dotThinking Ahead: National eczema week [LINK]
    (28/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NHS Direct information on oseltamivir (Update) [LINK]
    (28/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Nebulised heparin in cystic fibrosis [LINK]
    (28/09/2009)
    dotBNF & BNF-C e-newsletter - September 2009 [LINK]
    (28/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which injections can be given enterally? [LINK]
    (28/09/2009)
    dotNice Bites Sep 09: MI - secondary prevention [LINK]
    (28/09/2009)
    dotNew website for the NHS e-learning repository launched [LINK]
    (28/09/2009)
    dotNHS e-learning repository newsletter No. 1 [LINK]
    (29/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescibing for lactose intolerant adults (Update) [LINK]
    (05/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free HRT preparations (Update) [LINK]
    (05/10/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ulipristal (ellaOne) [LINK
    (07/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Using statins in renal impairment (Update) [LINK
    (09/10/2009)
    dotMedcines Q&A: IV aminophylline conversion to oral doses (Update) [LINK
    (09/10/2009)
    dotUKMi essential resouce list updated [LINK]
    (09/10/2009)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold and flu season [LINK
    (09/10/2009)
    dotNICE Bites: Lipid modification - amended [LINK]
    (13/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: List of lactose-free medicines [LINK]
    (19/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low dose naltrexone for MS (Update) [LINK]
    (19/10/2009)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LCNDG): Topotecan for NSCLC unsuitable for CAV therapy [LINK]
    (19/10/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence: Eyes on Evidence issue 6 (free registration LINK)
    (19/10/2009)
    dotNice Bites (Oct 09): Atopic eczema in children [LINK]
    (19/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: St John's Wort in breastfeeding mothers [LINK]
    (19/10/2009)
    dotNHS Direct Fact Sheet: Swine flu vaccination [LINK]
    (26/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fumaderm for psoriasis [LINK]
    (26/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in renal impairment (Update) [LINK]
    (28/10/2009)
    dotUKMi Training Workbook Tutor's Guide - update now available (registration required) [LINK]
    (30/10/2009)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LNDG): Raltegravir (Update) [LINK]
    (30/10/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence Release 2 launched. Contact your regional MI for a guide to extra features and functionality
    (03/11/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing patients with renal impairment (Update) [LINK]
    (04/11/2009)
    dotUKMi Essential resource list update Nov 09 [LINK]
    (11/11/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between St John's wort and hormonal contraception [LINK]
    (11/11/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence: Eyes on Evidence issue 7  (free registration LINK)
    (11/11/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Treatment of lipoatrophy [LINK]
    (13/11/2009)
    dotUKMi clinical governance: Writing an audit report [LINK]
    (13/11/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Bowel cleansing solutions in renal impairment [LINK]
    (13/11/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (NMP): Qlaira [LINK]
    (17/11/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Chronic ingestion of fluoride toothpaste [LINK]
    (20/11/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medication-overuse headache [LINK]
    (30/11/2009)
    dotNice Bites: Depression [LINK]
    (01/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Herbal medicines in pregnancy [LINK]
    (01/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating depression in Parkinson's disease [LINK]
    (01/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating depression during breast feeding [LINK]
    (04/12/2009)
    dotMHRA Drug Safety Update December 2009 [LINK]
    (04/12/2009)
    dotRisk issues with common information resources  [LINK] 
    (07/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: PPIs in pregnancy [LINK]
    (08/12/2009)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2009 [LINK] (registration required)
    (09/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Do statins cause alopecia? [LINK]
    (09/12/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence: Eyes on Evidence issue 8  (free registration LINK)
    (11/12/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Golimumab [LINK]
    (11/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NHS Direct advice on swine flu vaccine [LINK
    (11/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NHS Direct advice on oseltamivir [LINK]
    (11/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drugs and diving [LINK]
    (16/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is dm+d? [LINK]
    (16/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating threadworms in pregnancy [LINK]
    (16/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: High-dose loperamide to reduce stoma output [LINK]
    (16/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral opiates [LINK]
    (17/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Serotonin syndrome [LINK]
    (18/12/2009)
    dotNice Bites: Respiratory tract infections [LINK]
    (21/12/2009)
    dotHorizon scanning for managing medicines (a presentation linked to Prescribing Outlook-New Medicines) [LINK] registration required
    (22/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Options for patients unable to take tablets/capsules [LINK]
    (22/12/2009)
    dotMedicine evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Indacterol for COPD [LINK] registration required
    (24/12/2009)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost calculator 2009 [LINK] registration required
    (31/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oils for dyslexia [LINK]
    (04/01/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Haem arginate in acute porphyria [LINK]
    (07/01/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences between brands of mesalazine [LINK]
    (07/01/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Options for people unable to take tablets/capsules [LINK]
    (15/01/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Continued trastuzumab following disease progression [LINK]
    (15/01/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ingredients in foreign drugs with same brand name [LINK]
    (15/01/2010)
    dotNice Bites: Long-acting reversible contraceptives [LINK]
    (22/01/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Head lice - bug busting [LINK]
    (22/01/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Combining ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II blockers
  • in vascular disease and hypertension [LINK]
  • in renal disease [LINK]
  • in heart failure [LINK]

  • (27/01/2010)
    dotMartindale Insight Newsletter Jan 2010 [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Choosing medicines for patients unable to swallow tablets/capsules - academic detail aid [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Enteric vs uncoated prednisolone tablets [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants for menopausal hot flushes [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Non-hormonal alternatives to antidepressants for hot flushes [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low temperatures and 50% nitrous oxide/oxygen cyclinders [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What are biosimilars? [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Changing between phenytoin tablets and capsules [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Dronedarone for AF [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Contraceptive awareness week [LINK]
    (10/02/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNCDG): Azacitidine for mylodysplastic syndromes [LINK]
    (15/02/2010)
    dotThe UKMi Essential resource lists have been revised; they now match the MiDatabank Master list [LINK]
    (15/02/2010)
    dotMHRA Drug Safety Update February 2010 [LINK]
    (18/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Arachis oil in medicines and peanut allergy [LINK]
    (18/02/2010)
    dotMedicines review (LNDG): Epiduo for acne [LINK]
    (18/02/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Venous thromboembolism: reducing the risk [LINK]
    (19/02/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Modified release mesalazine [LINK]
    (23/02/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Eslicarbazepine [LINK]
    (24/02/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Ratiograstim and Tevagrastim [LINK]  
    (01/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Cross sensitivity between penicillins and cephalosporins [LINK]
    (01/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hydrocephalus shunts and dental prophylaxis [LINK]
    (01/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral benzodiazepines [LINK]
    (01/03/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Fentanyl intranasal (Instanyl) [LINK]
    (02/03/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Tacrolimus preparations [LINK]
    (04/03/2010)
    dotYellow card scheme: About the scheme in other languages [LINK]
    (05/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Breast feeding and herbal medicines [LINK  
    (05/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Stability of clopidogrel in compliance aids [LINK]
    (05/03/2010)
    dotUKMi essential resource list - March 2010 [LINK]
    (05/03/2010)
    dotNew Drugs Online newsletter February 2010 [LINK
    (08/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Converting from conventional to SI units [LINK]
    (09/03/2010)
    dotMHRA Drug Safety Update March 2010 [LINK]
    (09/03/2010)
    dotThinging Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (09/03/2010)
    dotUKMi user survey questionnaire - Word version now available [LINK]
    (17/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Topical nitrates for anal fissure [LINK]
    (17/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral antiplatelets in breast-feeding [LINK
    (17/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Using ARBS after ACE inhibitor-angioedema [LINK
    (17/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Melatonin for prevention of cluster headaches [LINK]
    (19/03/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Hypertension and atrial fibrillation [LINK]
    (29/03/2010)
    dotBNF & BNFC newsletter March 2010 [LINK]
    (29/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Erythromycin for prokinesis [LINK]
    (29/03/2010)
    dotMartindale Insight newsletter March 2010 [LINK]
    (01/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug patents due to expire 2010-11 [LINK]
    (01/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between calcium channel blockers [LINK]
    (01/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium channel blockers for anal fissure [LINK]
    (01/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Triptans in breast feeding [LINK]
    (01/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fluconazole in breast feeding [LINK]
    (01/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Metronidazole and breast feeding [LINK]
    (01/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drugs that inhibit lactation [LINK
    (01/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Availability of topical chlormethine [LINK
    (06/04/2010)
    dotMHRA Drug Safety Update April 2010 [LINK]
    (08/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Miconazole oral gel and statins [LINK
    (09/04/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Aripiprazole for bipolar 1 disease [LINK]
    (13/04/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Depression awareness week [LINK]
    (14/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Aspirin for the prevention of VTE during long-haul flights [LINK]
    (14/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is St Mark's electrolyte solution? [LINK
    (14/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between orlistat and levothyroxine [LINK]
    (14/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Enteral feeding tubes and drug administration [LINK]
    (14/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Silver nitrate and tissue hypergranulation [LINK]
    (19/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Completing a yellow card [LINK
    (19/04/2010)
    dotNew Drugs Online newsletter March 2010 updates [LINK]
    (20/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins and amnesia [LINK]
    (20/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins and alopecia [LINK]
    (20/04/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Neuropathic pain and ACS [LINK]
    (28/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calculating the dose of Digibind [LINK]
    (28/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oils for photosensitivity [LINK]
    (29/04/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Hay fever season [LINK]
    (07/05/2010)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources List - Resources to purchase list updated May 2010  [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Supply of medicines by dentists [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Slow IV injection of 2g dose of flucloxacillin [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin E for ME/CFS [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: World Asthma Day [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conversion from oral morphine to fentanyl patches [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral morphine to other oral opioids in adult palliative care [LINK]
    (14/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug treatment of inadequate lactation  [LINK]
    (14/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Malaria prophylaxis – what can be given to breastfeeding mothers?  [LINK]
    (19/05/2010)
    dotMedicinesComplete Newsletter May 2010 [LINK]
    (19/05/2010)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 2010 updates [LINK]
    (20/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribinig in pregnancy [LINK
    (27/05/2010)
    dotUKMi audit tool updated; summary of changes [LINK
    (27/05/2010)
    dotGuidance on resources for on-call pharmacists [LINK]
    (27/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is neuroleptic malignant syndrome? [LINK]
    (27/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drugs causing neuroleptic malignant syndrome [LINK]
    (27/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fluconazole in pregnancy [LINK
    (27/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between ezetimibe and fibrates [LINK
    (28/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines that need dose adjustment on stopping smoking [LINK]
    (01/06/2010)
    dotMHRA Drug Safety Update May 2010 [LINK]
    (01/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating hayfever in pregnancy [LINK
    (01/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A (UKCPA): Thromboprophylaxis in patients on dual antiplatlets [LINK]
    (01/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A (UKCPA): Thromboprophylaxis in adults at extremes of body weight [LINK]
    (01/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A (UKCPA): NSAIDs with dabigatran or rivaroxaban [LINK]
    (01/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A (UKCPA): Epidural catheters in patients on thromboprophylaxis [LINK]
    (02/06/2010)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2010 updates [LINK]
    (03/06/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes week [LINK]
    (03/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Sinemet shortages [LINK]
    (03/06/2010)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LNDG): Denosumab for osteoporosis [LINK]
    (15/06/2010)
    dotUKMi and QIPP: How MI services are supporting the QIPP agenda  [LINK]
    (15/06/2010)
    dotPromoting UKMi in the NHS:  UKMi Promotion leaflet  [LINK]
    (15/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: PGDs in dental practice [LINK]
    (15/06/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Sativex for MS [LINK]
    (17/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: 3,4-diaminopyridine vs amifampridine for LEMS [LINK]
    (21/06/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Feverish illness and UTI in children [LINK]
    (22/06/2010)
    dotUKMi guide to using NHS Evidence [LINK]
    (29/06/2010)
    dotNice Bites: LUTS in men & chronic consitipation in children June 2010 [LINK]
    (29/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Evaluation (LCNDG): Plerixafor prior to BMT [LINK]
    (30/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low dose aspirin and gingko [LINK
    (30/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Allergy to local anaesthetics in dentistry [LINK]
    (07/07/2010)
    dotDIAL, the national paediatric medicines information service, suspended from 1 July 2010
    (07/07/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Bortezomib in relapsed multiple myeloma [LINK]
    (28/07/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Managing COPD July 2010 [LINK]
    (28/07/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Anticonvulsants and osteoporosis [LINK]
    (28/07/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: PPIs and community acquired pneumonia [LINK]
    (28/07/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Using CosmoFer total dose infusion [LINK]
    (29/07/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Buying medicines of the internet [LINK]
    (29/07/2010)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources List (for purchase and free access) July 2010
    (03/08/2010)
    dotMedicine evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Paliperidone LA injection for schizophrenia [LINK] (Registration required)
    (03/08/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Qutenza capsaicin patch [LINK]
    (05/08/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Travel health [LINK]
    (06/08/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium preparations for hypomagnesaemia [LINK]
    (06/08/2010)
    dotUKCPA Autumn Residential Symposium 19-21 November 2010  Information and registration
    (13/08/2010)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter  July 2010 updates [LINK]
    (16/08/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Once weekly alendronate in men [LINK]
    (18/08/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences in US and UK drug names [LINK]
    (18/08/2010)
    dotIFR Review: Gemcitabine, cisplatin and methylprednisolone for relapsed Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (18/08/2010)
    dotIFR Review: IVIG for delayed hyperhaemolysis syndrome in sickle cell disease [LINK] (registration required)
    (20/08/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Mixtard 30 discontinuation [LINK]
    (20/08/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Alcohol withdrawal; meningitis and meningococcal disease [LINK]
    (23/08/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Prucalopride [LINK]
    (23/08/2010)
    dotMedicines in Cardiothoracics specialist MI service now available [LINK]
    (26/08/2010)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura [LINK(registration required)
    (26/08/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Verapamil for cluster headaches [LINK]
    (02/09/2010)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook-New Medicines September 2010 [LINK] (registration required)
    (03/09/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Aripiprazole for achizophrenia in adolescents [LINK]
    (03/09/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual health week [LINK]
    (03/09/2010)
    dotIFR review: Sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension secondary to interstitial lung disease [LINK] (registration required)
    (03/09/2010)
    dotIFR Review: Use of plerixafor in children [LINK(registration required)
    (03/09/2010)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter August updates [LINK]
    (03/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IM injections in patients on warfarin [LINK]
    (03/09/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Dienogest for endometriosis [LINK]
    (13/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines for acute mountain sickness [LINK]
    (13/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Managing dental patients on antiplatelets [LINK]
    (13/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in calcium supplements [LINK
    (13/09/2010)
    dotIFR review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for inflammatory choroidal neovascularisation [LINK] (registration required) 
    (13/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines in acute porphyria [LINK]
    (16/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in coronary heart disease [LINK]
    (16/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Management of hypersalivation
  • drug treatment options [LINK]
  • glycopyrronium [LINK]
  • hyoscine hydrobromide [LINK]
  • slternatives to glycopyrronium and hyoscine [LINK]

  • (16/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: OCs in patients on hepatic enzyme inducing drugs [LINK
    (20/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Coenzyme Q10 for patients on statins [LINK
    (20/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Bisphposphonate and PPI interaction [LINK]
    (21/09/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: National eczema week [LINK]
    (27/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating drug-induced hypersalivation [LINK
    (27/09/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Chronic heart failure [LINK]
    (27/09/2010)
    dotBNF September Newsletter [LINK]
    (29/09/2010)
    dotUKMi briefing September 2010: Copyright [LINK
    (29/09/2010)
    dotGuide to searching NeLM [LINK]
    (05/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Problems with medicines during a heatwave [LINK]
    (11/10/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold and flu season 2010/11 [LINK]
    (11/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium supplements and risk of MI [LINK]
    (12/10/2010)
    dotPresentation: Horizon scanning for managing medicines 2010 [LINK] (registration required)
    (15/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium and vitamin D for vegans/vegetarians [LINK
    (18/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amlodipine and felodipine for hypertension and angina [LINK
    (21/10/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Hypertension in pregnancy [LINK]
    (22/10/2010)
    dotNICE Bites user survey. Tell us what you think [LINK]
    (22/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Opioids in pregnancy [LINK]
    (26/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Evaluation (LCNDG): Bexarotete for refractory cutaneous T cell lymphoma [LINK
    (26/10/2010)
    dotIFR review: Bevacizumab for grade IV glioblastoma multiforme [LINK] (registration required)
    (27/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: PGDs in dental practice [LINK
    (28/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin K for obstetric cholestasis [LINK]
    (01/11/2010)
    dotUKMi tool to help implement the implement the NPSA rapid response report on omitted and delayed medicines [LINK]
    (08/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of black cohosh [LINK]
    (12/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in patients with epilepsy [LINK]
    (17/11/2010)
    dotBriefing document: Available vitamin D preparations [LINK
    (17/11/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Nocturnal enuresis [LINK]
    (23/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Phoning the UK Teratology Centre [LINK
    (24/11/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: World AIDS Day [LINK]
    (25/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Continuous infusions of PPIs [LINK]
    (29/11/2010)
    dotUKMi quick guide to revised guidance on complexity of enquiry levels [LINK]
    (30/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of vitamin D to treat deficiency [LINK
    (30/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oxygen cylinders in nursing homes [LINK]
    (02/12/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in calcium supplements [LINK
    (02/12/2010)
    dotUKMi resources for purchase list December 2010 
    (02/12/2010)
    dotUKMI headset guidance [LINK]
    (03/12/2010)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter November updates [LINK]
    (09/12/2010)
    dotIFR review: Pegvisomant [LINK] (registration required)
    (10/12/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Gluten content of medicines [LINK
    (20/12/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: User survey results and index [LINK
    (21/12/2010)
    dotUKMi fact sheet for NHS Direct: Seasonal flu vaccine [LINK]
    (23/12/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Potassium given by subcutaneous infusion [LINK]
    (24/12/2010)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2010 [LINK] (registration required)
    (29/12/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free antidepressants [LINK
    (29/12/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Carbamazepine suppositories - dose and duration of use [LINK
    (29/12/2010)
    dotUKMi flu resource page relaunched [LINK
    (04/01/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Placement/removal of epidural catheters in patients on thromboprophylaxis [LINK]
    (04/01/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IV paracetamol for pain [LINK]
    (05/01/2011)
    dotMI Professional development programme for advanced practice [LINK]
    (06/01/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acute hypomagnesaemia in adults [LINK]
    (07/01/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter December 2010 update [LINK
    (13/01/2011)
    dotNHS Evidence -Eyes on Evidence newsletter : including announcement of improved browsing for medicines-related content including NeLM  [LINK]
    (14/01/2011)
    dotPrescribing Outlook summary January 2011 [LINK] (registration required)
    (21/01/2011)
    dotNICE Bites Jan 2011: clopidogrel & MR dipyridamole; prucalopride; sedation in children [LINK
    (21/01/2011)
    dotNPSA Alert on loading doses - UKMi tool to help implementation is under development
    (26/01/2011)
    dotApplications for the next UKMi Accredited MI Technicians Training Scheme are now open [LINK]
    (27/01/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium sulphate converting between mg, % and mmol [LINK]
    (28/01/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter January 2011 updates [LINK]
    (01/02/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Head lice - bug-busting day [LINK]
    (17/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Sildenafil for PAH secondary to bronchopulmonary aspergillosis [LINK] (registration required)
    (17/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Yttrium-90-DOTA-octreoate for metastatic NET [LINK] (registration required)
    (17/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Bevacizumab for neovascularisation following choroid rupture [LINK] (registration required)
    (17/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Tolvaptan for hyponatraemia [LINK] (registration required)
    (18/02/2011)
    dotBriefing document: Available vitamin D preparations [LINK]
    (21/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Rituximab for Epstein Barr virus reactivation post-allogeneic transplant for AML [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/02/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Generalised anxiety and panic disorders Feb 2011 [LINK]
    (22/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Intravitreal beacizumab for inflammatory choroidal neovascularisation [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/02/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Ivabradine for chronic heart failure [LINK] (registration required)
    (24/02/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in toothpastes [LINK
    (24/02/2011)
    dotUKMi enquiry answering guidelines 2011 [LINK
    (24/02/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Options for people unable to take tablets/capsules [LINK
    (02/03/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (02/03/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): New treatments for diabetic macular oedema [LINK]
    (02/03/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (N&YRDTC): Ticagrelor [LINK]

    (02/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Epoetin in Jehovah's Witness patients [LINK]

    (07/03/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter February 2011 updates [LINK]
    (09/03/2011)
    dotMediicines Q&A: Levothyroxine and sea kelp [LINK]
    (14/03/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Midodrine for orthostatic hypotension [LINK]
    (14/03/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation: N-acetylcysteine for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis [LINK]
    (14/03/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Bortezomib for mantle cell lymphoma [LINK]
    (14/03/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Pentosan for painful bladder syndrome [LINK]
    (14/03/2011)
    dotIFR review: Sunitinib for metastatic pancreatic NET [LINK] (registration required)
    (17/03/2011)
    dotIFR review: Etanercept for Takayasu arteritis [LINK] (registration required)
    (18/03/2011)
    dotIFR review: Rituximab for epidermolysis bullosa aquisita [LINK] (registration required)
    (28/03/2011)
    dotIFR reviews: Imatinib for locally advanced chordoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (28/03/2011)
    dotIFR reviews: Interferon beta-1a for paediatric MS [LINK] (registration required)
    (28/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Breast feeding and:
    • Safety of yellow fever vaccine [LINK]
    • Treating head lice [LINK]
    • Treating pubic lice [LINK] NEW
    • Topical GTN for anal fissures [LINK]
    • Penicillins & cephalosporins [LINK]
    • Medical termination of pregnancy [LINK]
    • Paracetamol [LINK]
    • Ibuprofen [LINK]
    • Ophthalmic chloramphenicol [LINK]
    • Proton pump inhibitors [LINK]
    • Azathioprine [LINK]

    (28/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Olive oil for cradle cap [LINK 
    (28/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Online resources to support HPV immunisation [LINK]
    (28/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which drug patents will expire in 2011 or 2012 [LINK]
    (28/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines and:
  • Why some have to be taken on an empty stomach [LINK]

  • Why some have to be taken with or after food [LINK]

  • What to do about missed doses [LINK]

  • Issues around covert adminstration [LINK]

  • Gluten content [LINK]


  • (31/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Use of secretin for autism [LINK
    (31/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Taking gentamicin levels after once daily administration [LINK
    (31/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Co-beneldopa: converting between preparations [LINK
    (31/03/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Alcohol-use disorders March 2011 [LINK]
    (04/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in renal failure [LINK
    (05/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: IVIG for solar urticaria [LINK]  (registration required)
    (05/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Alcohol and long-term methotrexate [LINK]
    (06/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Adalimumab for treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa [LINK]  (registration required)
    (06/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Rituximab maintenance for nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Adalimumab for  uveitis associated with juvenile idopathic arthritis [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Bevacizumab or ranibizumab for best vitelliform macular dystrophy [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Infliximab for sympathetic ophthalmia [LINK] (registration required)
    (07/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating acute hypermagnesaemia [LINK]
    (07/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Self-monitoring of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes [LINK]
    (07/04/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter March 2011 updates [LINK]
    (11/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between opioids and MAOIs [LINK]
    (11/04/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Depression awareness week [LINK]
    (11/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine in renal impairment [LINK]
    (11/04/2011)
    dotMedicine evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Dapagliflozin for type 2 diabetes [LINK] (registration required)
    (13/04/2011)
    dotUKMi tool to help implement the NPSA RRR on preventing fatalities associated with loading doses [LINK]
    (13/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Rituximab for Epstein Barr reactivation post-allogenic transplant for AML [LINK] (registration required)
    (14/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Temozolomide + irinotecan for refractory neuroblastoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (21/04/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Drug treatment of Alzheimer's disease; Anaemia in CKD April 2011 [LINK]
    (28/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Basic principles of homoeopathy [LINK]
    (28/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Nebulised heparin for cystic fibrosis [LINK]
    (05/05/2011)
    dotThe UKMi Drugs in Liver Disease specialist information file will no longer be available from July 1st 2011 [LINK]
    (05/05/2011)
    dotTap the app: IV drug compatibilities and adult dose calculations [LINK]
    (06/05/2011)
    dotUKMi guidance: Use of SMS/text message to inform enquirers when an answer is ready [LINK]
    (06/05/2011)
    dotUKMi guidance: Second checking medicines information enquiries [LINK]
    (06/05/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 2011 updates [LINK]
    (11/05/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Naproxen/esomeprazole (Vimovo) [LINK]
    (12/05/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Crushing tablets in a care home setting [LINK]
    (17/05/2011)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - Resources to purchase list updated May 2011  [LINK] 
    (17/05/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Management of depression in breastfeeding mothers
            -  Tricyclic antidepressants 
    [LINK] 

            -  SSRIs  [LINK] 
            -  Reboxetine, venlafaxine, duloxetine, mirtazapine and MAOIs  [LINK] 
            -  St. John’s Wort and other complementary therapies [LINK]
    (17/05/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ticagrelor  [LINK]
    (20/05/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free hormone replacement therapy  [LINK]
    (20/05/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG):  Fingolimod for relapsing-remitting MS  [LINK]
    (20/05/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG):  Exenatide once-weekly (Bydureon)  [LINK]
    (27/05/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Golimumab (TA220); Romiplostin (TA221); Substance misuse (CG120/52) May 2011 [LINK]
    (31/05/2011)
    dotSeminar: 37th UKMi Practice Development Seminar - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN  [LINK]
    (02/06/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2011 updates [LINK]
    (02/06/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes week [LINK]
    (03/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines to be prescribed by brand name [LINK]
    (06/06/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Pegfilgrastin for autoimmune neutropenia [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/06/2011)
    dotUKMi tool to help implement the NPSA rapid response report on preventing fatalities from loading doses  [LINK]
    (08/06/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for marginal zone B-cell lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (08/06/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Etanercept for pyoderma gangrenosum [LINK] (registration required)
    (08/06/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Erlotinib for lung adenocarcinoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (13/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines to be avoided in 'sulfa-allergy' [LINK]
    (15/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Do fish oils improve concentration and behavior [LINK]
    (15/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing in renal impairment [LINK]
    (15/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Controlled drugs in dental practice [LINK]
    (17/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Q&As for care home staff [LINK]
    (17/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acetarsol to treat proctitis [LINK]
    (20/06/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Travel Health [LINK]
    (22/06/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Irinotecan plus temozolomide for relapsed Ewing’s sarcoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/06/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab or rituximab for severe erosive lichen planus [LINK] (registration required)
    (24/06/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Peripheral arterial disease; Common mental health disorders June 2011 [LINK]
    (27/06/2011)
    dotUKMi dental advisory resource highlighted in British Dental Journal [LINK]
    (28/06/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Dementia awareness week [LINK]
    (29/06/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Prednisone modified release (Lodotra) [LINK]
    (29/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Threadworms in pregnancy [LINK]
    (01/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous administration of potassium [LINK]
    (01/07/2011)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase list and free access list June 2011
    (04/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hypersalivation
            -  Drug treatment 
    [
    LINK]

            -  Alternatives to gycopyrronium and hyoscine  [LINK] 

    (04/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating drug-induced hypersalivation [LINK
    (04/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribing for lactose-intolerant adults [LINK]
    (04/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interactions with dental local anaesthetics [LINK]
    (04/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ankle oedema with calcium channel blocking agents [LINK]
    (07/07/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter June 2011 updates [LINK]
    (08/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Methylphenidate for ADHD in adults [LINK]
    (14/07/2011)
    dotBritish Dental Journal: Published survey of dentists using an MI centre [LINK]
    (15/07/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Lutetium octreotate for liver dominant neuroendocrine tumour metastases in MEN1 syndrome [LINK] (registration required)
    (19/07/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Tapentadol
            -  Immediate release (Palexia)
    [
    LINK

            -  Prolonged release (Palexia SR) [LINK

    (26/07/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Lenalidomide for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (26/07/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab plus capecitabine for the treatment of relapsed metastatic breast cancer [LINK] (registration required)
    (27/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free hormone replacement therapy [LINK]
    (27/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of calcium channel blocker-associated ankle oedema [LINK]
    (29/07/2011)
    dotUKMi time-activity matrix for local centres [LINK]
    (29/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug interactions with horny goat weed [LINK]
    (29/07/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Eplerenone for NYHA class II chronic heart failure [LINK] (registration required)
    (04/08/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between warfarin and PPIs [LINK]
    (04/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Immunoglobulin for non-paraneoplastic NMDA receptor encephalitis [LINK] (registration required)
    (04/08/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amifampridine and 3,4-diaminopyridine base for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in adults [LINK]
    (04/08/2011)
    dotBriefing document: Available vitamin D preparations [LINK]
    (04/08/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter July 2011 updates [LINK]
    (05/08/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Tuberculosis July 2011 [LINK]
    (09/08/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Naproxen/esomeprazole (Vimovo) [LINK]
    (10/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for PHID syndrome [LINK(registration required)
    (16/08/2011)
    dotUKMi 2011 workbook now available [LINK]
    (18/08/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Belimumab for SLE [LINK]
    (24/08/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Stable angina August 2011 [LINK]
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab plus 5-FU for metastatic colorectal adenocarcinoma [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Omalizumab for asthma, rhinitis, eczema and multiple food allergies in a patient with high IgE [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for cranial Wegener’s granulomatosis [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Sorafenib, clofarabine and cytarabine for relapsed AML [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for refractory ITP  [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Fulvestrant for second line treatment of metastatic breast cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Bortezomib re-treatment for relapsed MM [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for choroidal neovascularisation [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Ustekinumab for chronic plaque psoriasis streaks [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Tocilizumab for refractory adult onset Still's disease [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Tolvaptan for SIADH [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Infliximab for adult onset Still's disease [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Dabigatran etexilate for stroke prevention in patients with AF [LINK]
    (26/08/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Boceprevir for hepatitis C [LINK]
    (26/08/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free lipid-regulating preparations  [LINK]
    (30/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Tocilizumab for Giant Cell Arteritis [LINK(registration required)
    (31/08/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual Health Week [LINK]
    (01/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose conversions - magnesium sulphate injection [LINK]
    (01/09/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Fampridine to improve walking in patients with MS [LINK]
    (05/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: High-dose loperamide to reduce stoma output [LINK]
    (05/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: e-learning to support medicines management [LINK]
    (05/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antibiotic choice and administration for colonised central venous catheters [LINK]
    (06/09/2011)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook - New Medicines September 2011 [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/09/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter August 2011 updates [LINK]
    (07/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Topotecan and cyclophosphamide for metastatic Ewing’s Sarcoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (07/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Omalizumab for a 15-year-old with ABPA in cystic fibrosis [LINK] (registration required)
    (07/09/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: National Eczema Week [LINK]
    (08/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Expiry dates on medicines [LINK]
    (09/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous magnesium sulphate [LINK]
    (12/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amifampridine and 3,4-diaminopyridine base for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in adults [LINK]
    (15/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of acute hypocalcaemia in adults [LINK]
    (16/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine for relapsed Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinaemia [LINK] (registration required)
    (16/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for chronic central serous retinopathy [LINK(registration required)
    (16/09/2011)
    dotThe UKMi Workbook was ‘highly commended’ in the inaugural HSJ Efficiency Awards’ training and education category. Simon Wills  and Angela Badiani from Wessex MIC submitted the workbook as an example of an efficient  national approach to specialist training and attended the Awards ceremony.
    (19/09/2011)
    dotResources for on-call pharmacists - East of England list [LINK]
    (21/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Lutetium octreotate for ileal carcinoid and liver metastases [LINK(registration required)
    (21/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Inhaled iloprost and sildenafil for PAH associated with connective tissue disease [LINK(registration required)
    (21/09/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Hypertension September 2011 [LINK]
    (22/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Endocarditis prophylaxis for dental patients [LINK]
    (26/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Enteric coated aspirin to reduce GI adverse effects [LINK]
    (26/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between triptans and SSRIs [LINK]
    (26/09/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Rituximab for mantle cell lymphoma [LINK]
    (29/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in patients taking methotrexate [LINK]
    (30/09/2011)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase list and free access list Sep 2011
    (04/10/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Belimumab for SLE [LINK]
    (05/10/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold and 'Flu Season [LINK]
    (06/10/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter September 2011 updates [LINK]
    (12/10/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Gemcitabine monotherapy for metastatic ovarian cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (12/10/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Lenalidomide for progressive diffuse large B cell lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (13/10/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Denosumab for bone metastases from solid tumours [LINK]
    (13/10/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antioxidants and zinc for age related macular degeneration [LINK]
    (17/10/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low dose naltrexone for MS [LINK]
    (17/10/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fumaderm for psoriasis [LINK]
    (19/10/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for relapsing remitting MS, PsA, uveitis and sacroiliitis [LINK(registration required)
    (26/10/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating medication-overuse headache [LINK]
    (28/10/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Retigabine; Thrombocytopenic purpura; Heavy menstrual bleeding October 2011 [LINK]
    (31/10/2011)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase list and free access list Oct 2011
    (08/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines considered safe in acute porphyrias [LINK]
    (08/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which injections can be given enterally? [LINK]
    (08/11/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Deferasirox for transfusion-dependent myelodysplastic syndrome [LINK](registration required)
    (08/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is dm+d? [LINK]
    (08/11/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter October 2011 updates [LINK]
    (11/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Horny goat weed for erectile dysfunction [LINK]
    (11/11/2011)
    dotPresentation: Horizon scanning for managing medicines 2011 [LINK] (registration required)
    (15/11/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Collagenase clostridium histolyticum injection for Dupuytren’s contracture in adults [LINK]
    (16/11/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Botulinum toxin for abuctor spasmodic laryngeal dysphonia [LINK](registration required)
    (16/11/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculopathy [LINK](registration required)
    (16/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Zanamivir for patients with renal impairment including those receiving renal replacement therapy [LINK]
    (18/11/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy [LINK] (registration required)
    (21/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium and vitamin D supplements for vegetarians and vegans [LINK]
    (21/11/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: World AIDS day [LINK
    (21/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IV co-trimoxazole in fluid restricted patients [LINK]
    (23/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Information on drugs in diving [LINK]
    (24/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Methotrexate and penicillin interaction [LINK]
    (24/11/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Aclidinium for COPD [LINK] (registration required)
    (25/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hot flushes in men with prostate cancer [LINK]
    (25/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in coronary heart disease [LINK]
    (28/11/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Nutrition support in adults November 2011 [LINK
    (28/11/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Pasireotide for Cushing’s disease [LINK
    (01/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Malaria prophylaxis for breastfeeding mothers [LINK
    (01/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Lenalidomide for peripheral T-cell lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (01/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Selective internal radioembolisation therapy with Yttrium-90 for hepatocellular carcinoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (01/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine plus rituximab for relapsed CLL [LINK] (registration required)
    (01/12/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter November 2011 updates [LINK]
    (01/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Parenteral benzylpenicillin for syphilis [LINK
    (01/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for Anca-associated systemic vasculitis [LINK](registration required)
    (02/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Levothyroxine and liothyronine for hypothyroidism [LINK]
    (05/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating depression in Parkinson's disease [LINK]
    (13/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium and vitamin D supplements for patients with peanut allergy [LINK]
    (15/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Serotonin syndrome [LINK]
    (15/12/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Pirfenidone for idopathic pulmonary fibrosis [LINK]
    (16/12/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Infliximab for ulcerative colitis in paediatrics [LINK]
    (16/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Cobalamins for low vitamin B12 levels in pregnancy [LINK]
    (19/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for recurrent central retinal vein occlusion and primary anti phospholipid syndrome [LINK] (registration required)
    (19/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for chroroidal neovascularisation secondary to idiopathic juxtafoveal retinal telangiectasia [LINK] (registration required)
    (19/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Anakinra for adult-onset Still’s disease [LINK] (registration required)
    (19/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Sunitinib for untreated retroperitoneal paraganglioma [LINK] (registration required)
    (19/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Brentuximab vedotin for multiple relapsed Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (19/12/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Hyperglycaemia in ACS; Ticagrelor for ACS December 2011 [LINK]
    (21/12/2011)
    dotMedcines Q&A: IV aminophylline conversion to oral doses [LINK]
    (23/12/2011)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost calculator 2011 [LINK] registration required
    (04/01/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Telaprevir for chronic hepatitis C [LINK]
    (04/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for diabetic macular oedema [LINK] (registration required)
    (04/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for macular oedema of possible adult-onset Coat’s disease [LINK] (registration required)
    (04/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Raltitrexed plus temozolamide for metastatic neuroendocrine tumour of unknown primary [LINK] (registration required)
    (04/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Chronic ingestion of fluoride toothpaste [LINK]
    (05/01/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter December 2011 updates [LINK]
    (05/01/2012)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2011 [LINK(registration required)
    (05/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Docetaxel and carboplatin for a patient with high grade papillary adenocarcinoma allergic to paclitaxel [LINK] (registration required)
    (09/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Lapatinib with capecitabine for metastatic breast cancer [LINK] (registration required)
    (09/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Infliximab for maintenance of ulcerative colitis in female trying to conceive and use during pregnancy [LINK] (registration required)
    (09/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Anakinra for idiopathic nodular panniculitis (Weber-Christian disease) [LINK] (registration required)
    (09/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for choroidal neovascularisation secondary to myopia [LINK] (registration required)
    (10/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Enteral feeding tubes and drug administration [LINK]
    (10/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between orlistat and levothyroxine [LINK]
    (11/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Gastric neurostimulator for severe diabetic gastroparesis [LINK] (registration required)
    (11/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy for recurrent rectal prolapse [LINK] (registration required)
    (11/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Ukrain for sarcomatoid mesothelioma [LINK] (registration required)
    (11/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: 'Cough Assist' device for Duchenne muscular dystrophy [LINK] (registration required)
    (11/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Deferasirox for alpha thalassaemia with iron overload [LINK] (registration required)
    (13/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Non-hormonal alternatives to antidepressants for hot flushes [LINK]
    (13/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants for menopausal hot flushes [LINK]
    (16/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Influenza treatment in breastfeeding mothers [LINK]
    (19/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Proton pump inhibitors; use in pregnancy [LINK]
    (19/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Talc administration for chemical pleurodesis [LINK]
    (20/01/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Head lice - bug-busting day [LINK]
    (23/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Paclitaxel for stage IV transitional cell carcinoma [LINK(registration required)
    (23/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Pegasys for chronic hepatitis D [LINK] (registration required)
    (25/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences between brands of mesalazine [LINK]
    (26/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Cross sensitivity between penicillins and cephalosporins [LINK]
    (27/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bortezomib in combination with cyclophosphamide and dexamethasone for lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (27/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral pyridostigmine to parenteral neostigmine dose conversion [LINK]
    (02/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for central retinal vein occlusion [LINK] (registration required)
    (02/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Ranibizumab for choroidal neovascularisation due to choroidal rupture [LINK] (registration required)
    (02/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: High dose rate brachytherapy for high grade locally advanced prostate cancer [LINK] (registration required)
    (02/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for Gliomatosis Cerebri [LINK] (registration required)
    (02/02/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter January 2012 updates [LINK]
    (03/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between St John's wort and hormonal contraception [LINK]
    (03/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Tocilizumab for systemic amyloidosis secondary to ankylosing spondylitis [LINK] (registration required)
    (03/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for severe psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis after failure of etanercept and DMARDs [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Cyberknife system for isolated metastasis from prostate cancer [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Sildenafil for pre-operative pulmonary arterial hypertension [LINK] (registration required)
    (07/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for diabetic macular oedema [LINK] (registration required)
    (07/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Raltitrexed plus temozolamide for metastatic neuroendocrine tumour of unknown primary [LINK] (registration required)
    (07/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Folfirinox for first line treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer [LINK]
    (07/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Lapatinib with capecitabine following disease progression on trastuzumab for metastatic breast cancer [LINK]
    (08/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): SIRT with YTTRIUM-90 for third-line treatment of liver metastases from colorectal cancer [LINK]
    (08/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oils for dyslexia [LINK]
    (08/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Latex-free dental anaesthetics [LINK]
    (09/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Erlotinib for first-line treatment of advanced NSCLC with EGFR mutation [LINK]
    (09/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Gastric adverse events and choice of bisphosphonate for osteoporosis [LINK]
    (09/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for Behcet’s disease [LINK] (registration required)
    (09/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Changing between phenytoin tablets and capsules [LINK]
    (09/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Erlotinib for third or fourth-line treatment of NSCLC [LINK]
    (09/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Everolimus for advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours [LINK]
    (09/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Cabazitaxel for second-line treatment of hormone-refractory metastatic prostate cancer [LINK]
    (10/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Golimumb vs. tocilizumab for rheumatoid arthritis [LINK] (registration required)
    (10/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Pemetrexed for fifth-line treatment of metastatic lung adenocarcinoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (10/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Docetaxel for third-line treatment of lung adenocarcinoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (10/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Dexamethasone intravitreal implant for right cystoid macular oedema secondary to non-infectious intermediate uveitis [LINK]  (registration required)
    (10/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adjuvant imatinib for GIST [LINK] (registration required)
    (10/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin D products for patients with peanut or soya allergy [LINK]
    (10/02/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Epilepsy January/February 2012 [LINK]
    (15/02/2012)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase and free access lists updated Feb 2012 [LINK]
    (16/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hydrocephalus shunts and dental prophylaxis [LINK]
    (23/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: List of 'E' numbers [LINK]
    (23/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Pasireotide for Cushing's disease [LINK]
    (23/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa [LINK] (registration required)
    (24/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Using ARBS after ACE inhibitor-angioedema [LINK]
    (24/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Risk of serotonin syndrome with concomitant use of tramadol and SSRIs [LINK]
    (24/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is there a lactose-free oral contraceptive? [LINK]
    (24/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Arachis oil in medicines and peanut allergy [LINK]
    (27/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Abiraterone for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer after docetaxel [LINK]
    (27/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is St Mark's electrolyte solution? [LINK]
    (28/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Compatible nebulisers solutions [LINK]
    (28/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral prednisolone and IV hydrocortisone - equivalent dose [LINK]
    (28/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: C. difficile infection and acid suppressant drugs [LINK]
    (29/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Completing a yellow card [LINK]
    (29/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between grapefruit juice and statins [LINK]
    (29/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: FOLFIRINOX chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer [LINK] (registration required)
    (29/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Ustekinumab for psoriasis that has failed standard treatment [LINK] (registration required)
    (01/03/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter February 2012 updates [LINK]
    (05/03/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Yttrium-90 radioembolisation for stage III intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (05/03/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Trastuzumab with paclitaxel for HER2-positive metastatic gastric cancer [LINK] (registration required)
    (07/03/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (07/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Miconazole oral gel and statins [LINK]
    (08/03/2012)
    dotUKMi Exec statement on membership of the RPS [LINK]
    (09/03/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Rilpivirine and Eviplera for HIV infection [LINK]
    (09/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drugs that inhibit lactation [LINK]
    (09/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Melatonin for prevention of cluster headaches [LINK]
    (16/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Evaluation (NPC/UKMi): Insulin degludec for type 2 diabetes [LINK] (registration required)
    (21/03/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: VTE prevention; Rheumatoid arthritis March 2012 [LINK]
    (22/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Benefits of metformin in women with polycystic ovary syndrome [LINK]
          .  on obesity and cardiovascular problems [LINK]
          .  on anovulation, pregnancy and birth rates [LINK]
          .  on early pregnancy loss [LINK]
          .  on insulin resistance and diabetes [LINK]
          .  on hirsutism and acne [LINK]
          .  vs. oral contraceptives [LINK]
    (22/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Slow IV injection of 2g dose of flucloxacillin [LINK]
    (22/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Administration of IV potassium chloride in adults [LINK]
    (22/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins and alopecia [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug treatment of inadequate lactation [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fluconazole in breast feeding [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between St John's wort and emergency hormonal contraception [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Mitotane for the adjuvant treatment of adrenocortical carcinoma [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Chondroitin - drug interactions [LINK
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins and amnesia [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Finding SPCs not on the eMC [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Converting from conventional to SI units [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Memantine effective in the treatment of nystagmus [LINK]
    (28/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug patent expiring in 2012 or 2013 [LINK]
    (28/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Metronidazole and breast feeding [LINK]
    (29/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Health and medicines advice for patients using the internet [LINK]
    (29/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low temperatures and 50% nitrous oxide/oxygen cyclinders [LINK]
    (30/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Triptans in breast feeding [LINK]
    (30/03/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Anakinra for systemic autoinflammatory syndrome with E148Q polymorphism [LINK(registration required)
    (30/03/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for steroid-dependent frequently-relapsing nephrotic syndrome [LINK] (registration required)
    (30/03/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Azacitidine for primary myelofibrosis [LINK] (registration required)
    (30/03/2012)
    dotUKMi telephone skills evaluation tool [LINK]
    (02/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Codeine in breast feeding [LINK]
    (02/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Emergency contraception and breast feeding [LINK]
    (03/04/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Tocilizumab for rheumatoid arthritis [LINK](registration required)
    (05/04/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter March 2012 updates [LINK]
    (12/04/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Oxaliplatin and fluorouracil for advanced pancreatic cancer - second-line [LINK]
    (12/04/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Anagrelide for high-risk essential thrombocythaemia - second-line [LINK]
    (17/04/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Infection control April 2012 [LINK]
    (18/04/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Irinotecan plus 5-FU for metastatic gastric cancer - second-line [LINK(registration required)
    (19/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is neuroleptic malignant syndrome? [LINK]
    (19/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drugs causing neuroleptic malignant syndrome [LINK]
    (19/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between erythromycin and statins? [LINK]
    (23/04/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Depression Awareness Week [LINK]
    (24/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Paediatric dose of oral isosorbide dinitrate/mononitrate [LINK]
    (27/04/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for IgG4-related systemic disease [LINK(registration required)
    (02/05/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: World Asthma Day [LINK]
    (02/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin D supplements for vegetarians and vegans [LINK]
    (03/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What are biosimilars? [LINK]
    (03/05/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 2012 updates [LINK]
    (03/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Mixing injectable medicines [LINK]
    (04/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Combining ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II blockers in heart failure [LINK
    (08/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between travoprost and generic latanoprost eye drops [LINK]
    (09/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Heparin vs. saline flushes to maintain patency of indwelling intravascular catheters/cannulae [LINK]
    (09/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral morphine and other oral opioids in adult palliative care [LINK]
    (10/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral benzodiazepines [LINK]
    (14/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Brentuximab to induce remission prior to autograft in patients with aggressive primary, refractory Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (14/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for pityriasis rubra pilaris [LINK(registration required)
    (14/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab in addition to ESHAP/IdaRAM salvage chemotherapy for relapsed diffuse large B-cell lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (14/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for choroidal neovascularisation secondary to myopia [LINK(registration required)
    (14/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for idiopathic choroidal neovascularisation [LINK(registration required)
    (14/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for choroidal neovascularisation secondary to angioid streaks in systemic pseudoxanthoma elasticum [LINK(registration required)
    (15/05/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Bortezomib for induction prior to melphalan and ASCT in untreated symptomatic multiple myeloma patients - first-line [LINK]
    (16/05/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Hay fever season [LINK]
    (18/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating allergic rhinitis during pregnancy [LINK]
    (18/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in coronary heart disease [LINK]
    (23/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Combining ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II blockers in vascular disease and hypertension [LINK]
    (24/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Decreased time between doses of  infliximab for maintenance treatment of Crohn's disease [LINK(registration required)
    (24/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Steroid supplementation for dental patients with primary adrenal insufficiency [LINK]
    (24/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribing for pregnant women [LINK]
    (24/05/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Anaphylaxis; Hepatis C May 2012 [LINK]
    (29/05/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ofatumumab for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia refractory to fludarabine and alemtuzumab [LINK]
    (29/05/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Vemurafenib for BRAF V600 mutation-positive unresectable or metastatic malignant melanoma [LINK]
    (29/05/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Bevacizumab for the first-line treatment of advanced ovarian cancer in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin [LINK]
    (29/05/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ulipristal for the pre-operative treatment of moderate-to-severe uterine fibroids [LINK]
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Trastuzumab with paclitaxel for second-line treatment of HER2-positive metastatic oesphageogastric junctional adenocarcinoma [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Lenalidomide for refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia with acquired p53 mutation [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Subcutaneous grass pollen immunotherapy for refractory seasonal allergic rhinitis [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Cyberknife for isolated metastasis from prostate cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bortezomib for refractory marginal zone lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for refractory pemphigus vulgaris [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Somatropin for growth failure in Kabuki syndrome [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Cyberknife for liver metastasis from carcinoma of the rectum [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Embolisation of high flow vascular (arteriovenous) malformation of face using Onyx [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for relapsed locally advanced B cell Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Ipilimumab for Stage IV advanced progressive metastatic malignant cutaneous melanoma [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for metastatic ovarian cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (30/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Capecitabine with gemcitabine for locally advanced inoperable pancreatic cancer - first line [LINK(registration required)
    (30/05/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Panitumumab with FOLFIRI for metastatic colorectal cancer - second-line [LINK]
    (31/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: 5-azacitidine for relapsed plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm post allogeneic stem cell transplant [LINK(registration required)
    (31/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for non specific interstitial pneumonitis [LINK(registration required)
    (31/05/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Lutetium177 Octreotide for neuroendocrine tumours [LINK]
    (01/06/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Tricyclic antidepressants and tinnitus [LINK]
    (06/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Choroidal neovascularisation related to early onset macular degeneration [LINK(registration required)
    (06/06/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes week [LINK]
    (07/06/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribing in liver disease:
            . Pharmacokinetic & pharmacodynamic fators to consider [LINK
            . Relevance of a drug's adverse effect profile [
    LINK]
            . The Child-Pugh score [
    LINK]
    (07/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Etanercept for polymyalgia rheumatica [LINK](registration required)
    (07/06/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2012 updates [LINK]
    (08/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for the prevention of PTLD following Epstein Barr virus reactivation after solid organ transplant [LINK](registration required)
    (08/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for ankylosing spondylitis following loss of response to infliximab [LINK(registration required)
    (12/06/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Fidaxomicin for Clostridium difficile infection [LINK]
    (12/06/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Dasatinib for Ph+ ALL resistant to imatinib - second-line [LINK]
    (14/06/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Drugs for hereditary angioedema [LINK]
    (15/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Lenalidomide for multiple myeloma and severe peripheral neuropathy [LINK(registration required)
    (15/06/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Vemurafenib for BRAF V600 mutation-positive metastatic malignant melanoma in the second and subsequent line setting [LINK]
    (19/06/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences in US and UK drug names [LINK]
    (20/06/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in calcium supplements [LINK]
    (21/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Imatinib for sclerodermoid skin and moderate lung graft-vs-host disease [LINK(registration required)
    (21/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine plus rituximab for relapsed CLL [LINK](registration required)
    (21/06/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fluconazole in pregnancy [LINK]
    (22/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Vandetanib for metastatic medullary carcinoma of the thyroid [LINK(registration required)
    (22/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Lenalidomide for MDS with normal karyotype and low/intermediate - 1 risk group [LINK(registration required)
    (22/06/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Travel Health [LINK]
    (22/06/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Opioids in adult palliative care June 2012 [LINK]
    (29/06/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences between non-oral mesalazine preparations [LINK]
    (29/06/2012)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list June 2012 updates [LINK]
    (03/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for paediatric Crohn's disease [LINK(registration required)
    (03/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Horse antithymocyte globulin for aplastic anaemia [LINK(registration required)
    (05/07/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter June 2012 updates [LINK]
    (06/07/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: The sodium content of medicines [LINK]
    (09/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Pegasys for refractory familial polycythaemia vera [LINK(registration required)
    (09/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Botulinum toxin type A for hyperhidrosis [LINK(registration required)
    (09/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Ustekinumab for extensive plaque psoriasis previously treated with etanercept, efalizumab and adalimumab [LINK(registration required)
    (09/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Ozurdex intravitreal implant for Irvine-Gass syndrome [LINK(registration required)
    (09/07/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium and vitamin D supplements for patients with peanut allergy [LINK]
    (11/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Alemtuzumab for T-cell leukaemia / lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (11/07/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Adalimumab for ulcerative colitis [LINK]
    (12/07/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): High dose imatinib for GIST harbouring KIT exon 9 mutations [LINK]
    (12/07/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Adjuvant imatinib after complete resection of primary GIST in patients at high risk of relapse [LINK]
    (12/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Thalidomide for transfusion dependent GI bleeding [LINK(registration required)
    (13/07/2012)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase and free access lists updated Jul 2012 [LINK]
    (17/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Autologous serum drops for dry eyes due to Sjogren syndrome [LINK(registration required)
    (17/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Sildenafil for severe pulmonary hypertension due to COPD [LINK(registration required)
    (17/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Infliximab for primary systemic vasculitis refractory to conventional therapy [LINK(registration required)
    (18/07/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Dabigatran and rivaroxaban in AF; Fingolimod; Acute upper GI bleeding July 2012 [LINK]
    (20/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Denosumab for metastatic breast cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (23/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine for refractory nodal marginal zone lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (23/07/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Once weekly alendronate in men [LINK]
    (23/07/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Anticonvulsants and osteoporosis [LINK]
    (31/07/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: PPIs and community acquired pneumonia [LINK]
    (31/07/2012)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list July 2012 updates [LINK]
    (01/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: The sodium content of medicines [LINK]
    (01/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between antidepressants
  • tricyclic, SSRIs and related drugs [LINK]
  • MAOIs, tricyclics and SSRIs [LINK]

  • (01/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin E for ME/CFS [LINK]
    (01/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is it safe to have amalgam fillings placed or removed if breastfeeding? [LINK]
    (03/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conversion from oral morphine to fentanyl patches [LINK]
    (03/08/2012)
    dotIFR review: Rituximab for the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa acquisita [LINK] (registration required)
    (03/08/2012)
    dotMedicines review: BCG vaccine shortage - alternatives [LINK]
    (07/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin K for obstetric cholestasis [LINK]
    (08/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of IV fluorescein sodium in renal impairment or renal replacement therapy [LINK]
    (08/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Combining ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II blockers in renal disease [LINK]
    (09/08/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter July 2012 updates [LINK]
    (10/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low-dose aspirin and ginkgo [LINK]
    (13/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine - what are the adverse effects? [LINK]
    (13/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine - drug interactions [LINK]
    (13/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is it unlawful to chew 'khat' in UK hospitals? [LINK]
    (15/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oils for photosensitivity [LINK]
    (16/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Verapamil for cluster headache [LINK]
    (16/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral antiplatelets in breast-feeding [LINK]
    (16/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Buying medicines off the internet [LINK]
    (16/08/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Venous thromboembolic diseases August 2012 [LINK]
    (22/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral bisphosphonates in patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (28/08/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Ruxolitinib for second-line treatment of myelofibrosis [LINK]
    (28/08/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Thalidomide for intractable gastrointestinal angiodysplasia [LINK(registration required)
    (28/08/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia [LINK(registration required)
    (28/08/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bortezomib for multiple myeloma at sixth relapse [LINK(registration required)
    (28/08/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for metastatic ovarian cancer [LINK](registration required)
    (28/08/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Agomelatine for depression [LINK](registration required)
    (28/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Problems with medicines during a heatwave [LINK]
    (29/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: CosmoFer® (iron dextran) for correction of iron deficiency anaemia [LINK]
    (29/08/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Azilsartan for essential hypertension [LINK]
    (29/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Valerian side effects [LINK]
    (29/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Management of hypersalivation
  • drug treatment options [LINK]
  • glycopyrronium [LINK
  • hyoscine hydrobromide [LINK
  • alternatives to glycopyrronium and hyoscine [LINK]

  • (29/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Information needed when phoning UKTIS with an enquiry [LINK]
    (05/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of black cohosh [LINK]
    (05/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ocular risks with bisphosphonates [LINK]
    (05/09/2012)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list August 2012 updates [LINK]
    (06/09/2012)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook - New Medicines September 2012 [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/09/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter August 2012 updates [LINK]
    (06/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating drug-induced hypersalivation [LINK
    (06/09/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual Health Week [LINK
    (10/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium and vitamin D supplements for vegetarians and vegans [LINK]
    (10/09/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ceftaroline for community acquired pneumonia and complicated skin and soft tissue infections in adults [LINK]
    (11/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between bisphosphonates and PPIs [LINK]
    (11/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Regular, rather than on-demand, dosing of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors after radical prostatectomy [LINK]
    (13/09/2012)
    dotPresentations from the UKMi Practice Development Seminar - 13th & 14th September [LINK]
    (13/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Suitable COC for patient on carbamazepine or phenytoin [LINK]
    (13/09/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal ranibizumab for macular oedema secondary to central retinal vein occlusion and glaucoma [LINK](registration required)
    (18/09/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Verteporfin photodynamic therapy for wet age-related macular degeneration [LINK](registration required)
    (18/09/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Eltrombopag for severe aplastic anaemia [LINK(registration required)
    (18/09/2012)
    dotIFR Review: 5-azacitidine for relapsed acute myeloid leukaemia following HSCT [LINK(registration required)
    (18/09/2012)
    dotIFR Review: DNase (dornase alfa) for bronchial casts of unknown origin [LINK(registration required)
    (18/09/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Half-fluence photodynamic therapy (PDT) with verteporfin for chronic central serous retinopathy [LINK(registration required)
    (21/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free antihistamine formulations [LINK]
    (21/09/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Antibiotics for early-onset neonatal infection September 2012 [LINK]
    (03/10/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Lapatinib plus letrozole for HER-2 positive metastatic breast cancer, first-line [LINK]
    (03/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Tocilizumab for adult-onset Stills disease [LINK(registration required)
    (03/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Coenzyme Q10 for patients on statins [LINK]
    (03/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Legal and pharmaceutical issues to consider when administering medicines covertly [LINK]
    (03/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy [LINK]
    (03/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Availability of topical chlormethine [LINK]
    (03/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Gastric electrical stimulation with Enterra for diabetic gastroparesis [LINK(registration required)
    (03/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Gefitinib for stage 4 EGFR mutation positive metastatic adenocarcinoma of the lung, seventh-line [LINK(registration required)
    (03/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for inflammatory choroidal neovascularisation secondary to punctate inner choroidopathy [LINK(registration required)
    (03/10/2012)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list September 2012 updates [LINK]
    (04/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Intravenous iloprost for Raynaud’s Phenomenon [LINK(registration required)
    (04/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for neuromyelitis optica (Devic disease) [LINK(registration required)
    (04/10/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter September 2012 updates [LINK]
    (04/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Infliximab for maintenance of indeterminate colitis in a child [LINK(registration required)
    (05/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines that need dose adjustment on stopping smoking [LINK]
    (08/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Folic acid dose for patients with RA taking methotrexate [LINK]
    (09/10/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ferumoxytol for iron deficiency anaemia in adults with CKD [LINK]
    (11/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Opioids in renal impairment [LINK]
    (12/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Herbal medicines in patients having surgery [LINK]
    (16/10/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold and 'Flu Season [LINK]
    (16/10/2012)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Hydrocortisone modified-release (Plenadren) [LINK]
    (17/10/2012)
    dotPresentation: Horizon scanning for managing medicines 2012 [LINK(registration required)
    (17/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amlodipine and felodipine for hypertension and angina [LINK]
    (18/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IM injections for patients taking oral anticoagulants [LINK]
    (19/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Giving continuous PPI infusions for upper GI bleeding [LINK]
    (22/10/2012)
    dotThe UKMi/RPS essential website list is available on the RPS website [LINK] (registration required)
    (23/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Why some medicines have to be taken with or after food [LINK]
    (23/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in patients with epilepsy [LINK]
    (23/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium supplements and MI risk [LINK]
    (23/10/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Diagnosis and management of headaches October 2012 [LINK]
    (23/10/2012)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase and free access lists updated Oct 2012 [LINK]
    (23/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Why some medicines have to be taken on an empty stomach [LINK]
    (25/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of acute hypophosphataemia in adults [LINK]
    (25/10/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Zonisamide for epilepsy [LINK]
    (29/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral treatment for Peyronie's disease [LINK]
    (30/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Botulinum toxin type A for bladder pain syndrome (interstitial cystitis) [LINK(registration required)
    (01/11/2012)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list October 2012 updates [LINK]
    (01/11/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Erlotinib re-challenge for the third or fourth-line treatment of NSCLC [LINK]
    (01/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins in patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (01/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Watchman’s device for stroke prevention in AF [LINK(registration required)
    (01/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Erythropoietin for Myelodysplastic Syndrome [LINK(registration required)
    (01/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Ruxolitinib for myelofibrosis with concurrent myelodysplasia that has progressed to AML [LINK(registration required)
    (01/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Botox for inguinal and genital hyperhidrosis [LINK(registration required)
    (01/11/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter October 2012 updates [LINK]
    (01/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of black cohosh [LINK]
    (06/11/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Medicines Waste Awareness [LINK]
    (09/11/2012)
    dotUKMi SOP Fridge enquiries guidance - based on a document developed by Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [LINK]
    (14/11/2012)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Strontium ranelate for osteoporosis in men [LINK]
    (15/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for birdshot chorioretinopathy [LINK(registration required)
    (15/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Certolizumab for systemic amyloidosis secondary to ankylosing spondylitis [LINK(registration required)
    (15/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Sunitinib first-line for metastatic pheochromocytoma [LINK(registration required)
    (15/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Tadalafil for severe disproportionate pulmonary hypertension secondary to lung disease [LINK(registration required)
    (19/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: IVIG for paediatric interstitial lung disease [LINK(registration required) 
    (19/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Ozurdex for Irvine-Gass syndrome [LINK(registration required)
    (19/11/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Dapagliflozin for type 2 diabetes mellitus [LINK]
    (20/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: C. difficile - which antimicrobials are implicated? [LINK
    (22/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can topical steriods and emollients be applied at the same time? [LINK]
    (22/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Infliximab for hidradenitis suppurativa [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/11/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Crohn's disease November 2012 [LINK]
    (23/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NSAIDs in adults with asthma [LINK]
    (29/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Carbamazepine suppositories - dose and duration of use [LINK]
    (29/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Erythromycin for prokinesis [LINK]
    (29/11/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: World AIDS day [LINK]
    (29/11/2012)
    dotBriefing document: Available vitamin D preparations [LINK]
    (30/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between pregabalin and gabapentin for neuropathic pain [LINK]
    (03/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Trastuzumab with irinotecan for HER2-positive oesophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma [LINK(registration required)
    (03/12/2012)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list November 2012 updates [LINK]
    (04/12/2012)
    dotPeter Golightly, Director, Trent medicines information service, has been made a fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
    (04/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Use and care of spacer devices [LINK]
    (05/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for inflammatory choroidal neovascular membrane secondary to punctate inner choroidopathy [LINK(registration required)
    (05/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab/gemcitabine/oxaliplatin for diffuse large B cell non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (05/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Golimumab for ankylosing spondylitis [LINK(registration required)
    (05/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Cetuximab for metastatic colorectal cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (05/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for idiopathic juxtafoveal telangiectasia Type 1 [LINK(registration required)
    (05/12/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter November 2012 updates [LINK]
    (06/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Pegylated interferon-alfa for polycythaemia vera [LINK(registration required)
    (06/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in renal impairment [LINK]
    (06/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in adults on renal replacement therapies [LINK]
    (12/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Gemcitabine plus docetaxel for relapsed Ewing’s sarcoma [LINK(registration required)
    (12/12/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Crizotinib for second-line ALK translocated NSCLC [LINK]
    (14/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Leukaemia risk with methotrexate [LINK]
    (14/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Immunoadsorption therapy for pemphigus vulgaris [LINK(registration required)
    (17/12/2012)
    dotMedicine Q&A: Salbutamol to treat hyperkalaemia [LINK]
    (18/12/2012)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost calculator 2012 [LINK(registration required)
    (18/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Ranibizumab or bevacizumab for choroidal neovascular membrane complicating angioid streaks secondary to pseudoxanthoma elasticum [LINK(registration required)
    (18/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Treprostinil sodium SC infusion in combination with oral sildenafil for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension [LINK(registration required)
    (18/12/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Neutropenic sepsis December 2012 [LINK]
    (20/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous administration of potassium [LINK]
    (20/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NRT for ulcerative colitis [LINK]
    (20/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Latex-free dental anaesthetics [LINK]
    (24/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura [LINK(registration required)
    (24/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free antidepressants [LINK]
    (27/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between PPIs and clopidogrel [LINK]
    (31/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Where to find information on which medical devices and products contain chlorhexidine [LINK]
    (31/12/2012)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase and free access lists updated Dec 2012 [LINK]. Key changes made to palliative care, breast milk and antimicrobial sections.
    (31/12/2012)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list December 2012 updates [LINK]
    (02/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conversion from oral morphine to fentanyl patches [LINK]
    (03/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Crushing tablets/opening capsules in a care home setting [LINK]
    (03/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating depression in patients with antidepressant-induced hyponatraemia [LINK]
    (03/01/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter December 2012 updates [LINK]
    (04/01/2013)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2012 [LINK(registration required)
    (09/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acitretin in renal impairment [LINK]
    (09/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Brentuximab for anaplastic large cell lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (11/01/2013)
    dotUKMi user survey - new questionnaire and spreadsheet now available [LINK]
    (11/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Cetuximab for metastatic colorectal cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (15/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for warm autoimmune haemolytic anaemia [LINK(registration required)
    (15/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal ranibizumab for choroidal neovascular membrane secondary to high myopia [LINK(registration required)
    (15/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: FOLFIRINOX chemotherapy for metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas [LINK(registration required)
    (22/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Ustekinumab for refractory Crohn’s disease [LINK(registration required)
    (22/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Opioids in pregnancy [LINK]
    (22/01/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): QUAD for HIV infection [LINK]
    (22/01/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Anti-thymocyte globulin (horse) for first-line treatment of aplastic anaemia [LINK]
    (22/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing patients on renal replacement therapies [LINK]
    (22/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Malaria prophylaxis for breastfeeding mothers [LINK]
    (24/01/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Everolimus plus exemestane for second-line endocrine treatment of oestrogen receptor positive metastatic breast cancer [LINK]
    (24/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of vitamin D to treat deficiency [LINK]
    (24/01/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: Head lice - bug-busting day [LINK]
    (25/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ophthalmic chloramphenicol in breastfeeding [LINK]
    (25/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Paracetamol and breast feeding [LINK]
    (25/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for refractory pemphigus vulgaris [LINK(registration required)
    (28/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for idiopathic cold haemagglutinin disease [LINK(registration required)
    (29/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for severe autoimmune encephalitis due to anti-voltage-gated potassium channel antibodies [LINK(registration required)
    (29/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous mistletoe for cancer [LINK]
    (29/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: When can dentists supply medicines? [LINK]
    (31/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in toothpastes [LINK]
    (01/02/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Psoriasis January/February 2013 [LINK]
    (04/02/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list January 2013 updates [LINK]
    (04/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Imatinib for pulmonary graft-vs-host disease [LINK(registration required)
    (05/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine plus rituximab for CLL - first-line [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: IV immunoglobulin for CRMP-5 positive mixed movement disorder causing chorea and gait apraxia [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine and bortezomib for relapsed multiple myeloma [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Avonex (interferon beta 1a) for relapsing/remitting MS in a child [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Infliximab for adults with Crohn’s disease with loss of response to adalimumab [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Sorafenib for differentiated metastatic thyroid cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Eltrombopag for thrombocytopenia due to myelofibrosis [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for relapsed ovarian cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for anaplastic astrocytoma of the right frontal lobe [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab/Gemcitabine/Oxaliplatin for Diffuse Large B Cell Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter January 2013 updates [LINK]
    (08/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Sublingual immunotherapy for allergic asthma [LINK(registration required)
    (08/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Omalizumab for solar urticaria [LINK(registration required)
    (08/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for subretinal neovascularisation secondary to macular telangiectasia [LINK(registration required)
    (08/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Anakinra for systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis [LINK(registration required)
    (08/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine with rituximab for extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of MALT [LINK(registration required)
    (08/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Infliximab for sight-threatening, treatment-refractory, bilateral, idiopathic, non-infectious panuveitis [LINK(registration required)
    (08/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for anti-signal recognition particle myopathy/myositis [LINK(registration required)
    (08/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Pazopanib for 3rd line metastatic non-adipocytic soft tissue sarcoma [LINK]
    (08/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Sirolimus for malignant perivascular epithelial cell tumours [LINK]
    (08/02/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Corticosteroids for adrenal insufficiency and risk of osteoporosis [LINK]
    (15/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for interstitial lung disease associated with undifferentiated connective tissue disease[LINK(registration required)
    (15/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for systemic lupus erythematosis / multiple sclerosis overlap syndrome[LINK](registration required)
    (15/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine and rituximab for relapsed marginal cell NHL [LINK(registration required)
    (15/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin and vincristine for Merkel cell carcinoma [LINK(registration required)
    (15/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Bortezomib for first-line, transplant unsuitable multiple myeloma [LINK]
    (15/02/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Epoetin in Jehovah's Witness patients [LINK]
    (18/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Maintenance rituximab for mantle cell Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (18/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Tegafur, gimeracil and oteracil (known as S1) for first-line palliative treatment of advanced gastric cancer [LINK]
    (18/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Lenalidomide for 1st relapse multiple myeloma after bortezomib [LINK]
    (18/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Brentuximab vedotin for Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK]
    (18/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Bendamustine for relapsed follicular lymphoma refractory to rituximab [LINK]
    (18/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Axitinib for advanced renal cell carcinoma - secone-line [LINK]
    (18/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Abraxane as a substitute for docetaxel/paclitaxel for breast cancer [LINK]
    (18/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Abiraterone pre-docetaxel for asymptomatic/minimally symptomatic metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer [LINK]
    (20/02/2013)
    dotUKMi enquiry-answering guidelines 2013 update [LINK]
    (20/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Vandetanib for metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma [LINK]
    (21/02/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IV paracetamol for pain [LINK]
    (21/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Inhaled loxapine for agitation associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder [LINK]
    (25/02/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between opioids and MAOIs [LINK]
    (26/02/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating acute hyperphosphataemia in adults [LINK]
    (28/02/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Saliva substitutes - selecting and prescribing [LINK]
    (01/03/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list February 2013 updates [LINK]
    (06/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Stiripentol for a young adult with Dravet syndrome [LINK(registration required)
    (06/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Abiraterone in metastatic stage IV castration-resistant prostate cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (06/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab with chemotherapy (FCR) for cold agglutinin disease with low grade lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (07/03/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter February 2013 updates [LINK]
    (11/03/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (11/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin D supplements for vegetarians and vegans [LINK]
    (12/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prophylactic LMWH in renal impairment [LINK]
    (12/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: LMWH vs. UFH in renal impairment [LINK]
    (13/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines for acute mountain sickness [LINK]
    (15/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Alcohol and long-term methotrexate [LINK]
    (18/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: C. difficile infection - are probiotics useful? [LINK]
    (21/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose conversions - magnesium sulfate injection [LINK]
    (22/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Co-beneldopa: converting between preparations [LINK]
    (22/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Denosumab for breast cancer with bone metastases and hypercalcaemia [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine for relapsed lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma/ Waldenstroms macroglobulinaemia [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Denosumab for hypercalcaemia associated with mRCC refractory to bisphosphonates [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Pemetrexed for third-line treatment of stage IV lung adenocarcinoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/03/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young adults March 2013 [LINK]
    (25/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Breastfeeding and:
  • Safety of yellow fever vaccine [LINK
  • Treating head lice [LINK
  • Treating pubic lice [LINK
  • Topical GTN for anal fissures [LINK
  • Medical termination of pregnancy [LINK
  • Proton pump inhibitors [LINK]
  • Azathioprine [LINK]
  • SSRIs [LINK]
  • Tricyclic antidepressants [LINK]
  • Lamotrigine [LINK]

  • (26/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Olive oil for cradle cap [LINK]
    (26/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Gluten content of medicines [LINK]
    (26/03/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Vinflunine for advanced or metastatic transitional cell carcinoma of the urothelial tract - second-line [LINK]
    (26/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Online information about new medicines for the NHS [LINK]
    (26/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Basic principles of homoeopathy [LINK]
    (26/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: GI bleeding with SSRIs [LINK]
    (27/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug patents expiring in 2013 or 2014 [LINK]
    (27/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium channel blockers for anal fissure [LINK]
    (04/04/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter March 2013 updates [LINK]
    (04/04/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list March 2013 updates [LINK]
    (10/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Aflibercept for wet age-related macular degeneration [LINK]
    (15/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Mirabegron for overactive bladder [LINK]
    (18/04/2013)
    dotMedical device evaluation (UKMi): Needle-free insulin devices [LINK]
    (19/04/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Document providing links to UKMi-produced Q&As on Evidence Search [LINK]
    (25/04/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Hyperphosphataemia in chronic kidney disease and urinary incontinence in neurological disease April 2013 [LINK]
    (26/04/2013)
    dotNICE Evidence Search: User guide for medicine searches [LINK]
    (30/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Bendamustine for multiple myeloma - fourth-line [LINK]
    (30/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Bendamustine and rituximab for indolent NHL and mantle cell lymphoma - first-line [LINK]
    (30/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Bevacizumab for high-grade glioma - third-line [LINK]
    (30/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Maintenance rituximab for mantle cell lymphoma [LINK]
    (30/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Paclitaxel, cisplatin and gemcitabine for locally advanced or metastatic bladder cancer first-line [LINK]
    (02/05/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 2013 updates [LINK]
    (02/05/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Document providing links to UKMi-produced Q&As on Evidence Search, organised by BNF category [LINK]
    (03/05/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list April 2013 updates [LINK]
    (08/05/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oxygen cylinders in nursing homes [LINK]
    (08/05/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins in patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (08/05/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium preparations for hypomagnesaemia [LINK]
    (08/05/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Rifaximin for Travellers’ Diarrhoea [LINK]
    (09/05/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Vismodegib for locally advanced or metastatic basal cell carcinoma [LINK]
    (15/05/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Bendamustine with rituximab for relapsed indolent B-cell and mantle cell lymphoma including relapsed/refractoryWaldenstrÖm’s macroglobulinaemia [LINK]
    (15/05/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Brentuximab vedotin for systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma [LINK]
    (15/05/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG):Pertuzumab with docetaxel and trastuzumab for first-line HER2 positive metastatic or locally recurrent unresectable breast cancer, previously untreated or who have relapsed post adjuvant treatment [LINK]
    (21/05/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acetarsol to treat proctitis [LINK]
    (28/05/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: Dementia awareness week [LINK]
    (31/05/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes week [LINK]
    (31/05/2013)
    dotDevice evaluation (UKMi): Needle-free insulin devices (Insujet™ and Injex™) [LINK]
    (31/05/2013)
    dotDevice evaluation (UKMi): Resperate® for hypertension [LINK]
    (03/06/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list May 2013 updates [LINK]
    (06/06/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Lower limb peripheral arterial disease and rheumatoid arthritis May 2013 [LINK]
    (11/06/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2013 updates [LINK
    (12/06/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Inhaled loxapine for agitation associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder [LINK
    (13/06/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: Travel Health [LINK]
    (13/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences between brands of mesalazine [LINK
    (13/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of green coffee extract for weight loss [LINK]
    (13/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Efficacy of green coffee extract for weight loss [LINK
    (13/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing in renal impairment [LINK
    (13/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Self-monitoring of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes [LINK
    (21/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Benefits of metformin in women with polycystic ovary syndrome 
    • on obesity and cardiovascular problems [LINK]
    • on insulin resistance and diabetes [LINK] 
    • on hirsutism and acne [LINK 
    • vs. oral contraceptives [LINK]

    (21/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Cyclizine in myocardial infarction [LINK]
    (24/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin D products for patients with peanut or soya allergy [LINK]
    (24/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interactions with dental local anaesthetics [LINK]
    (26/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free hormone replacement therapy [LINK]
    (27/06/2013)
    dotBen Rehman, Director of the London MI Service, has succeeded Trevor Beswick as Chair of UKMi Executive
    (27/06/2013)
    dotDavid Erskine, Director of the London & SE MI Service, has been made a Fellow of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society
    (27/06/2013)
    dotRegistration for the 39th UKMi Practice Development Seminar is now open [LINK]
    (01/07/2013)
    dotDevice evaluation (UKMi): Flutter® oscillation device for mucus clearance [LINK]
    (02/07/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list June 2013 updates [LINK]
    (04/07/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter June 2013 updates [LINK]
    (10/07/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Methylphenidate for ADHD in adults [LINK]
    (15/07/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Imatinib for locally advanced/metastatic chordoma [LINK]
    (17/07/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Strontium ranelate in patients with renal impairment or on renal replacement therapies [LINK]
    (17/07/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Incidence of calcium channel blocker-associated ankle oedema [LINK]
    (17/07/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conceiving after antimalarials [LINK]
    (17/07/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Social anxiety disorder July 2013 [LINK]
    (19/07/2013)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] lists July 2013
    (19/07/2013)
    dotRisk issues with commonly used information resources [LINK]
    (31/07/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Parenteral benzylpenicillin for syphilis [LINK]
    (31/07/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conversion between doxazosin formulations [LINK]
    (31/07/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list July 2013 updates [LINK]
    (06/08/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Taking gentamicin levels after once daily administration [LINK]
    (08/08/2013)
    dotMediicines Q&A: Levothyroxine and sea kelp [LINK]
    (12/08/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter July 2013 updates [LINK]
    (19/08/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Complementary and alternative medicines to avoid during cancer chemotherapy [LINK]
    (19/08/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine in renal impairment [LINK]
    (19/08/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Does warfarin interact with oseltamivir or zanamivir? [LINK]
    (19/08/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of calcium channel blocker-associated ankle oedema [LINK]
    (19/08/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Controlled drugs in dental practice [LINK]
    (19/08/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Eslicarbazepine acetate for trigeminal neuralgia [LINK]
    (19/08/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Obtaining chlortalidone tablets [LINK]
    (21/08/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between warfarin and PPIs [LINK]
    (22/08/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Ulcerative colitis August 2013 [LINK]
    (28/08/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What are the therapeutic options for patients unable to take solid oral dosage forms? [LINK]
    (05/09/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter August 2013 updates [LINK]
    (05/09/2013)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook - New Medicines September 2013 [LINK]
    (06/09/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list August 2013 updates [LINK]
    (11/09/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: National Eczema Week [LINK]
    (11/09/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual Health Week [LINK]
    (18/09/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Endocarditis prophylaxis for dental patients [LINK]
    (19/09/2013)
    dotUKMi guidance: What to document as an MI enquiry [LINK]
    (26/09/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Threadworms in pregnancy [LINK]
    (26/09/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free lipid-regulating preparations [LINK]
    (26/09/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribing for lactose-intolerant adults [LINK]
    (26/09/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Nebulised heparin for cystic fibrosis [LINK]
    (26/09/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Q&As for care home staff [LINK]
    (26/09/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Finding SPCs not on the eMC or MHRA website [LINK]
    (26/09/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Chronic hepatitis B September 2013 [LINK]
    (01/10/2013)
    dotDevice evaluation (UKMi): Ocular lubricants for dry eye syndrome [LINK]
    (02/10/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines considered safe in acute porphyrias [LINK]
    (02/10/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines to be prescribed by brand name [LINK]
    (02/10/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list September 2013 updates [LINK]
    (03/10/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter September 2013 updates [LINK]
    (09/10/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: PGDs in dental practice [LINK]
    (09/10/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Do fish oils improve concentration and behaviour in children? [LINK]
    (09/10/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold and 'Flu Season [LINK]
    (16/10/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in adults on renal replacement therapies [LINK]
    (16/10/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in renal impairment [LINK]
    (17/10/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Urinary incontinence in women October 2013 [LINK]
    (22/10/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Nalmefene for alcohol dependence [LINK]
    (23/10/2013)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] lists Oct 2013
    (31/10/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Codeine in breastfeeding [LINK]
    (31/10/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Methotrexate and penicillin interaction [LINK]
    (31/10/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which injections can be given enterally? [LINK]
    (31/10/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: Medicines Waste Awareness [LINK]
    (04/11/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list October 2013 updates [LINK]
    (07/11/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter October 2013 updates [LINK]
    (07/11/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between opioids and MAOIs [LINK]
    (07/11/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is there a lactose-free oral contraceptive? [LINK]
    (07/11/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fumaderm for psoriasis [LINK]
    (13/11/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Granisetron transdermal patch for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting [LINK]
    (21/11/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Dapoxetine for premature ejaculation [LINK]
    (21/11/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: High-dose loperamide to reduce stoma output [LINK]
    (28/11/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Familial breast cancer November 2013 [LINK]
    (28/11/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Azelastine/fluticasone nasal spray (Dymista®) for seasonal or perennial allergic rhinitis in adults and adolescents [LINK]
    (04/12/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Converting IV aminophylline to oral aminophylline/ theophylline [LINK]
    (05/12/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list Novemober 2013 updates [LINK]
    (05/12/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter November 2013 updates [LINK]
    (05/12/2013)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost calculator 2013 [LINK]
    (06/12/2013)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2013 [LINK]
    (12/12/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Expiry dates on medicines [LINK]
    (12/12/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Comparison of doxazosin XL with standard doxazosin [LINK]
    (12/12/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Missed medicine doses [LINK]
    (18/12/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Colestilan for hyperphosphataemia in CKD [LINK]
    (18/12/2013)
    dotConsensus List High Risk Injectable Medicines Version 2 (November 2013) [LINK]
    (19/12/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Haem arginate in acute porphyria [LINK]
    (19/12/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between triptans and SSRIs/SNRIs [LINK]
    (19/12/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Information on drugs in diving [LINK]
    (19/12/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Neuropathic pain December 2013 [LINK]
    (20/12/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Defibrotide for hepatic veno-occlusive disease in patients undergoing haematopoietic stem-cell transplantation [LINK]
    (23/12/2013)
    dotResources for on-call pharmacists - East of England list [LINK]
    (31/12/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list December 2013 updates [LINK]
    (31/12/2013)
    dotMedicine/device evaluation (LNDG): Comparison of growth hormone products and devices [LINK]
    (06/01/2014)
    dotDevice evaluation (UKMi): Light therapy for cold sores [LINK]
    (07/01/2014)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Dolutegravir for HIV-1 infection [LINK]
    (09/01/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter December 2013 updates [LINK]
    (10/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Riboflavin and migraine in adults [LINK]
    (10/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Riboflavin and migraine in children [LINK]
    (10/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug interactions with horny goat weed [LINK]
    (10/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Horny goat weed for erectile dysfunction [LINK]
    (10/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Information on Kosher and Halal medicines [LINK]
    (10/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Enteral feeding tubes and drug administration [LINK]
    (10/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antibiotic dosing in obesity [LINK]
    (10/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between orlistat and levothyroxine [LINK]
    (10/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low dose naltrexone for MS [LINK]
    (15/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating acute hypermagnesaemia [LINK]
    (15/01/2014)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Tocilizumab for polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis [LINK]
    (24/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fluconazole in breast feeding [LINK]
    (24/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hot flushes in men with prostate cancer [LINK]
    (24/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose conversion from oral pyridostigmine or neostigmine to parenteral neostigmine [LINK]
    (27/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Metronidazole and breast feeding [LINK]
    (28/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Influenza treatment in breastfeeding mothers [LINK]
    (28/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Raspberry ketone and weight loss [LINK]
    (28/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Latex-free dental anaesthetics [LINK]
    (28/01/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral antihistamines and breastfeeding [LINK]
    (29/01/2014)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Use of generic anti-epileptic drugs for epilepsy [LINK]
    (30/01/2014)
    dotNICE Bites: MI: secondary prevention January 2014 [LINK]
    (05/02/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list January 2014 updates [LINK]
    (06/02/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter January 2014 updates [LINK]
    (06/02/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in patients taking methotrexate [LINK]
    (06/02/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug-induced QT prolongation [LINK]
    (17/02/2014)
    dot39th UKMi Seminar - September 2013: posters now available
    (20/02/2014)
    dotPeter Golightly, Director of Trent and West Midlands regional MI centres, retired in January. Peter has been a leading light in MI for 37.5 years
    (21/02/2014)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - February 2014 [LINK]
    (21/02/2014)
    dotUKMi professional development seminar 12th September 2014 @ Birmingham Metropole hotel
    (28/02/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Arachis oil in medicines - risk of developing peanut allergy [LINK]
    (28/02/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Atypical antipsychotics and breastfeeding [LINK]
    (28/02/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: First generation antipsychotics and breastfeeding [LINK]
    (03/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Gastric adverse events and choice of bisphosphonate for osteoporosis [LINK]
    (03/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Managing depression in breastfeeding mothers - conventional drug treatments [LINK]
    (03/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Managing depression in breastfeeding mothers - St. John's Wort and other complementary therapies [LINK]
    (03/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Compatible nebuliser solutions [LINK]
    (03/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Progesterone and progestogen for preventing postnatal depression [LINK]
    (03/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of gabapentin and pregabalin during breastfeeding [LINK]
    (03/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of oral vitamin D during pregnancy [LINK]
    (03/03/2014)
    dotNICE Bites: Prostate cancer February 2014 [LINK]
    (04/03/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list February 2014 updates [LINK]
    (05/03/2014)
    dotUKMi briefing December 2013: Copyright [LINK]
    (06/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Management of severe vitamin B12 deficiency in pregnancy [LINK]
    (06/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Clinical evidence for useing 'Armour thyroid' or desiccated thyroid extract [LINK]
    (06/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Evidence to support key changes recommended by NICE in the ulcerative colitis guideline [LINK]
    (06/03/2014)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LMEN): Ultibro Breezhaler (indacaterol/glycopyrronium) for COPD  [LINK]
    (06/03/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter February 2014 updates [LINK]
    (07/03/2014)
    dotAvailability and supply of respiratory support devices to healthcare professionals (LMEN) [LINK]
    (12/03/2014)
    dotThinking Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (13/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Zanamivir for patients with renal impairment including those receiving renal replacement therapy [LINK]
    (13/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hot flushes in men with prostate cancer [LINK]
    (13/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Completing a yellow card [LINK]
    (13/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is St Mark's electrolyte solution? [LINK]
    (24/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous magnesium sulfate [LINK]
    (25/03/2014)
    dotNICE Bites: Psychosis and schizophrenia in adults March 2014 [LINK]
    (27/03/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Slow IV injection of 2g dose of flucloxacillin [LINK]
    (28/03/2014)
    dotUKMi national standards: Patient helpline for hospital patients [LINK]
    (31/03/2014)
    dotDevice evaluation (UKMi): Vibro-Pulse for cellulitis and venous leg ulcers [LINK]
    (02/04/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list March 2014 updates [LINK]
    (03/04/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Chondroitin - drug interactions [LINK]
    (03/04/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is neuroleptic malignant syndrome? [LINK]
    (03/04/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which drugs can cause neuroleptic malignant syndrome? [LINK]
    (03/04/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral prednisolone and IV hydrocortisone - equivalent dose [LINK]
    (03/04/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter March 2014 updates [LINK]
    (09/04/2014)
    dotMedicines Safety app - CPPE and UKMi collaboration [LINK]
    (09/04/2014)
    dotAnswering medicines-related questions in practice - CPPE and UKMi collaboration [LINK]
    (09/04/2014)
    dotUKMi product assessment tool [LINK]
    (09/04/2014)
    dotProduct safety assessment - fluticasone/vilanterol inhaler [LINK]
    (10/04/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Memantine for nystagmus [LINK]
    (10/04/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Heparin vs. saline flushes to maintain patency of indwelling intravascular catheters/cannulae [LINK]
    (10/04/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Finding information about pharmaceutical products licensed in other countries [LINK]
    (11/04/2014)
    dotDrug monitoring suggestions for adults in primary care [LINK]
    (16/04/2014)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Capecitabine [LINK]
    (16/04/2014)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Flecainide [LINK]
    (16/04/2014)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Levobupivacaine [LINK]
    (24/04/2014)
    dotThinking Ahead: Depression Awareness Week [LINK
    (28/04/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list April 2014 updates [LINK
    (01/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Proton pump inhibitors - use in pregnancy [LINK
    (01/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Peanut allergy and medicines containing soya [LINK]
    (01/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Benefits of metformin in women with polycystic ovary syndrome 
    • on obesity and cardiovascular problems [LINK]
    • on insulin resistance and diabetes [LINK] 
    • on hirsutism and acne [LINK]
    • vs. co-cyprindiol/oral contraceptives [LINK]

    (09/05/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 2014 updates [LINK]
    (09/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between St John's wort and emergency hormonal contraception [LINK]
    (09/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between St John's wort and hormonal contraception [LINK]
    (09/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: DHEA supplementation and female fertility [LINK]
    (09/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antibiotic choice and administration for colonised central venous catheters [LINK]
    (12/05/2014)
    dotNICE Bites: Managing medicines in care homes April/May 2014 [LINK]
    (19/05/2014)
    dotRapid Communication: Domperidone: new restrictions in use [LINK]
    (21/05/2014)
    dotThinking Ahead: Dementia awareness week [LINK]
    (27/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Chondroitin - adverse effects [LINK]
    (27/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Chronic ingestion of fluoride toothpaste [LINK]
    (27/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of acute hypocalcaemia in adults [LINK]
    (27/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Administration of IV potassium chloride in adults [LINK]
    (27/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribing in liver disease: 
  • Pharmacokinetic & pharmacodynamic factors to consider [LINK] 
  • Relevance of a drug's adverse effect profile [LINK]
  • The Child-Pugh score [LINK]

  • (28/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: LMWH for VTE in patients with high body weight [LINK]
    (28/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Melatonin for prevention of cluster headaches [LINK]
    (28/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between erythromycin and statins? [LINK]
    (28/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins in patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (28/05/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating allergic rhinitis during pregnancy [LINK]
    (29/05/2014)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes week 8th - 14th June 2014 [LINK]
    (05/06/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oils for dyslexia [LINK]
    (10/06/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2014 updates [LINK]
    (12/06/2014)
    dotNICE Bites: Pressure ulcers - prevention and management June 2014 [LINK]
    (12/06/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between travoprost and generic latanoprost eye drops [LINK]
    (12/06/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences between brands of mesalazine [LINK]
    (12/06/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines considered safe in acute porphyrias [LINK]
    (12/06/2014)
    dotThinking Ahead: Hay fever season [LINK]
    (13/06/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list May 2014 updates [LINK]
    (17/06/2014)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Domperidone use following MHRA advice [LINK]
    (20/06/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Emergency contraception and breast feeding [LINK]
    (20/06/2014)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Ketamine hydrochloride and esketamine hydrochloride injections [LINK]
    (25/06/2014)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Liquid amisulpride [LINK]
    (25/06/2014)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Neofel XL (felodipine) [LINK]
    (27/06/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fluconazole in pregnancy [LINK]
    (01/07/2014)
    dotChris Proudlove, Director of North West regional MI centre since 2001, retired yesterday after working in MI for 34 years. She led on many projects at local, regional and national level and will be greatly missed
    (02/07/2014)
    dotDevice evaluation (UKMi): Silk garments for eczema/atopic dermatitis [LINK]
    (04/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hydrocephalus shunts and dental prophylaxis [LINK]
    (04/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins and alopecia [LINK]
    (04/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral morphine and other oral opioids in adult palliative care [LINK]
    (04/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is dm+d? [LINK]
    (04/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What to consider when prescribing medicines after bariatric surgery [LINK]
    (04/07/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter June 2014 updates [LINK]
    (04/07/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list June 2014 updates [LINK]
    (10/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral benzodiazepines [LINK]
    (10/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Finding SPCs not on the eMC or MHRA website [LINK]
    (10/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antibiotic choice and administration for colonised central venous catheters [LINK]
    (15/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: List of 'E' numbers [LINK]
    (15/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Haem arginate in acute porphyria [LINK]
    (18/07/2014)
    dotUKMi essential resource list update - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] Jul 2014
    (24/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating hypokalaemia in adults [LINK]
    (24/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants for menopausal hot flushes [LINK]
    (24/07/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Non-hormonal alternatives to antidepressants for hot flushes [LINK]
    (04/08/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter July 2014 updates [LINK]
    (04/08/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list July 2014 updates [LINK]
    (05/08/2014)
    dotNICE Bites: Lipid modification July 2014 [LINK]
    (07/08/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins and amnesia [LINK]
    (07/08/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral benzodiazepines [LINK]
    (07/08/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Health and medicines advice for patients using the internet [LINK]
    (07/08/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: LMWH for prophylaxis of travel-related thrombosis [LINK]
    (07/08/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Once weekly alendronate in men [LINK]
    (07/08/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free antihistamine formulations [LINK]
    (29/08/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Sodium content of medicines [LINK]
    (03/09/2014)
    dotNICE Bites: Atrial fibrillation August 2014 [LINK]
    (04/09/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter August 2014 updates [LINK]
    (05/09/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list August 2014 updates [LINK]
    (05/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral bisphosphonates for osteoporosis in patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (05/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of IV fluorescein sodium in renal impairment or renal replacement therapy [LINK]
    (05/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Herbal medicines in pregnancy [LINK]
    (05/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ocular adverse effects with bisphosphonates [LINK]
    (05/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Combining ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II blockers in heart failure [LINK]
    (10/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy [LINK]
    (10/09/2014)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook - New Medicines September 2014 [LINK]. An Excel spreadsheet containing information from 'Table 1 - Pipeline drugs' accompanies this publication and is available here
    (12/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low dose aspirin and gingko [LINK]
    (12/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Malaria prophylaxis for breastfeeding mothers [LINK]
    (12/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: COCs for patients on hepatic enzyme-inducing drugs [LINK]
    (12/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Combining ACE inhibitors and ARBs in vascular disease and hypertension [LINK]
    (12/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Risk of serotonin syndrome with concomitant use of tramadol and SSRIs [LINK]
    (12/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of oral vitamin D during pregnancy [LINK]
    (12/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of yellow fever vaccine during breastfeeding [LINK]
    (12/09/2014)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual Health Week [LINK]
    (19/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Management of severe vitamin B12 deficiency in pregnancy [LINK]
    (19/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium and vitamin D supplements for vegetarians and vegans [LINK]
    (19/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Coenzyme Q10 for patients on statins [LINK]
    (19/09/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Assessing and managing bleeding risk when using oral anticoagulants for AF [LINK]
    (30/09/2014)
    dotNICE Bites: Chronic kidney disease September 2014 [LINK]
    (01/10/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list September 2014 updates [LINK]
    (02/10/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter September 2014 updates [LINK]
    (03/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: CosmoFer® (iron dextran) for correction of iron deficiency anaemia [LINK]
    (03/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating depression in patients with antidepressant-induced hyponatraemia [LINK]
    (03/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Cross sensitivity between penicillins and cephalosporins [LINK]
    (03/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences between non-oral mesalazine preparations [LINK]
    (03/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin K for obstetric cholestasis [LINK]
    (03/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Verapamil for cluster headache [LINK]
    (09/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Converting from conventional to SI units [LINK]
    (09/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors for erectile dysfunction after radical prostatectomy [LINK]
    (09/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Valerian side effects [LINK]
    (15/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Breastfeeding and herbal medicines [LINK]
    (15/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in coronary heart disease [LINK]
    (16/10/2014)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold and 'Flu Season [LINK]
    (17/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Opioids in pregnancy [LINK]
    (17/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in patients with epilepsy [LINK]
    (23/10/2014)
    dotNICE Bites: Dyspepsia and GORD October 2014 [LINK]
    (23/10/2014)
    dotNICE Bites: Long-acting reversible contraceptives - updated guidance October 2014 [LINK]
    (23/10/2014)
    dotInjectable Medicines Guide (Medusa) - new sections launched for paediatric and ocular injection monographs
    (24/10/2014)
    dotUKMi essential resource list update - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] Oct 2014
    (24/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Serotonin syndrome and associated medicines [LINK]
    (24/10/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Health and medicines advice for patients using the internet [LINK]
    (31/10/2014)
    dotFAQs: Practical use of oral anticoagulants in non-valvular AF [LINK]
    (05/11/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Phoning the UK Teratology Centre [LINK]
    (05/11/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral treatment for Peyronie's disease [LINK]
    (06/11/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter October 2014 updates [LINK]
    (06/11/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list October 2014 updates [LINK]
    (12/11/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oils for photosensitivity [LINK]
    (12/11/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of black cohosh [LINK]
    (20/11/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribing restrictions for patients with non-acute porphyria [LINK]
    (24/11/2014)
    dotUKMi Medicines Compliance Aid database is now open-access [LINK]
    (26/11/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between bisphosphonates and PPIs [LINK]
    (26/11/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Opioids in renal impairment [LINK]
    (26/11/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Carbamazepine suppositories - dose and duration of use [LINK]
    (27/11/2014)
    dotThinking Ahead: World AIDS day [LINK]
    (01/12/2014)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2014 [LINK]
    (03/12/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list November 2014 updates [LINK]
    (04/12/2014)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter November 2014 updates [LINK]
    (10/12/2014)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost calculator 2014 [LINK]
    (15/12/2014)
    dotNICE Bites: Bipolar disorder November 2014 [LINK]
    (15/12/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Travel advice for patients with porphyria [LINK]
    (15/12/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Carbamazepine suppositories - dose and duration of use [LINK]
    (17/12/2014)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments for Cancer Medicines 2014 [LINK]
    (23/12/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antiepileptics and osteoporosis [LINK]
    (23/12/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribing for pregnant women [LINK]
    (23/12/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin E for ME [LINK]
    (23/12/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Buying 'miraculous' cures from the internet or magazines [LINK]
    (23/12/2014)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Where to find information on which medical devices and products contain chlorhexidine [LINK]
    (31/12/2014)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list December 2014 updates [LINK]
    (08/01/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter December 2014 updates [LINK]
    (15/01/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Pneumonia January 2015 [LINK]
    (16/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Crushing tablets/opening capsules in a care home setting [LINK]
    (16/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Leukaemia risk with methotrexate [LINK]
    (16/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous mistletoe extract for cancer [LINK]
    (28/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between PPIs and clopidogrel [LINK]
    (28/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug treatment of inadequate lactation [LINK]
    (28/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Talc administration for chemical pleurodesis [LINK]
    (28/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Erythromycin for prokinesis [LINK]
    (28/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Legal and pharmaceutical issues to consider when administering medicines covertly [LINK]
    (30/01/2015)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Relvar Ellipta (fluticasone furoate/vilanterol trifenatate inhalation powder) [LINK]
    (30/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Corticosteroids for adrenal insufficiency and risk of osteoporosis [LINK]
    (30/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Tricyclic antidepressants and tinnitus [LINK]
    (30/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between pregabalin and gabapentin for neuropathic pain [LINK]
    (30/01/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Latex-free dental anaesthetics [LINK]
    (05/02/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter January 2015 updates [LINK]
    (05/02/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list January 2015 updates [LINK]
    (10/02/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Mixing injectable medicines [LINK]
    (10/02/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in renal impairment [LINK]
    (17/02/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Multiple sclerosis February 2015 [LINK]
    (25/02/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of topical medicines in patients with porphyria [LINK]
    (25/02/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is it safe to have amalgam fillings placed or removed if breastfeeding? [LINK]
    (25/02/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Availability of topical chlormethine [LINK]
    (25/02/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in toothpastes [LINK]
    (25/02/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Aqueous cream as a leave-on moisturiser [LINK]
    (02/03/2015)
    dotUKMi essential resource list update - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] Feb 2015
    (02/03/2015)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Remsima and Inflectra (infliximab biosimilars) [LINK]
    (05/03/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (05/03/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin D supplements for vegetarians and vegans [LINK]
    (06/03/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter February 2015 updates [LINK]
    (06/03/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list February 2015 updates [LINK]
    (11/03/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oxygen cylinder prescribing in nursing homes [LINK]
    (11/03/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating depression in patients with antidepressant-induced hyponatraemia [LINK]
    (26/03/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: GORD in children and young people March 2015 [LINK]
    (27/03/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Risk of GI bleeding with SSRIs [LINK]
    (27/03/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Use of secretin for autism [LINK]
    (31/03/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Emergency contraception and breastfeeding [LINK]
    (31/03/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between pregabalin and gabapentin for neuropathic pain [LINK]
    (31/03/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NRT for ulcerative colitis [LINK]
    (07/04/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter March 2015 updates [LINK]
    (07/04/2015)
    dotDevice evaluation (UKMi): Otovent autoinflation device for glue ear [LINK]
    (09/04/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list March 2015 updates [LINK]
    (23/04/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences in US and UK drug names [LINK]
    (23/04/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between opioids and MAOIs [LINK]
    (23/04/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: Depression Awareness Week [LINK]
    (30/04/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Medicines optimisation April 2015 [LINK]
    (06/05/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conversion from oral morphine to fentanyl patches [LINK]
    (06/05/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in toothpastes [LINK]
    (06/05/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of vitamin D to treat deficiency [LINK]
    (06/05/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: World Asthma Day [LINK]
    (07/05/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 2015 updates [LINK]
    (08/05/2015)
    dotUKMi essential resource list update - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] May 2015
    (14/05/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Naloxone dose needed to reverse effects of opioids and opiates [LINK]
    (14/05/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: Dementia awareness week [LINK]
    (14/05/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list April 2015 updates [LINK]
    (19/05/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin D supplements for vegetarians and vegans [LINK]
    (28/05/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Irritable bowel syndrome in adults and Drug allergy: diagnosis and management May 2015 [LINK]
    (01/06/2015)
    dotUKMi Observatory for MSO WebEx May 2015 [LINK]
    (03/06/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acetarsol to treat proctitis [LINK]
    (04/06/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list May 2015 updates [LINK]
    (10/06/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2015 updates [LINK]
    (10/06/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes week 14th - 20th June 2015 [LINK]
    (10/06/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: Hay fever season May to August 2015 [LINK]
    (10/06/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Paracetamol and breast feeding [LINK]
    (10/06/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Alcohol and long-term, low-dose methotrexate [LINK]
    (10/06/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium preparations for hypomagnesaemia [LINK]
    (10/06/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Why some medicines have to be taken with or after food [LINK]
    (18/06/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in calcium supplements [LINK]
    (18/06/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Naloxone dose needed to reverse effects of opioids and opiates [LINK]
    (18/06/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines considered safe in acute porphyrias [LINK]
    (30/06/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium preparations for hypomagnesaemia [LINK]
    (30/06/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Why some medicines have to be taken on an empty stomach [LINK]
    (02/07/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: When can dentists supply medicines? [LINK]
    (03/07/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Depression in children and young people June 2015 [LINK]
    (03/07/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter June 2015 updates [LINK]
    (07/07/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list June 2015 updates [LINK]
    (07/07/2015)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Colistimethate sodium [LINK]
    (07/07/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing patients on renal replacement therapies [LINK]
    (09/07/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Saliva substitutes - selecting and prescribing [LINK]
    (20/07/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Breastfeeding and:
  • treating head lice [LINK]
  • treating pubic lice [LINK]

  • (20/07/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What are biosimilars? [LINK]
    (21/07/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Taking gentamicin levels after once daily administration [LINK]
    (21/07/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Problems with medicines during a heatwave [LINK]
    (06/08/2015)
    dotUKMi Observatory for MSO WebEx July 2015 [LINK]
    (06/08/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Diabetes in pregnancy July 2015 [LINK]
    (11/08/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list July 2015 updates [LINK]
    (12/08/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter July 2015 updates [LINK]
    (12/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium preparations for hypomagnesaemia [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMediicines Q&A: Levothyroxine and sea kelp [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Does warfarin interact with oseltamivir or zanamivir? [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine - drug interactions [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine - what are the adverse effects? [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Converting IV aminophylline to oral aminophylline/ theophylline [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Herbal medicines in patients having surgery [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of co-administering herbal medicines and NOACs [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins in patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (28/08/2015)
    dotUKMi Observatory for MSO WebEx July 2015 [LINK]
    (28/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Allergy to dental local anaesthetics [LINK]
    (28/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amlodipine and felodipine for hypertension and angina [LINK]
    (28/08/2015)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook - New Medicines September 2015 [LINK]. An Excel spreadsheet containing information from 'Table 1 - Pipeline drugs and biosimilars' accompanies this publication and is available here NEW
    (08/09/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter August 2015 updates [LINK]
    (08/09/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Anaemia management in people with CKD August 2015 [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Methylphenidate for ADHD in adults [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between warfarin and PPIs [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines to be avoided in 'sulfa-allergy' [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Obtaining chlortalidone tablets [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: National Eczema Week [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual Health Week [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list August 2015 updates [LINK]
    (17/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine in renal impairment [LINK]
    (24/09/2015)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Anoro Ellipta (umeclidinium/vilanterol inhalation powder) [LINK]
    (24/09/2015)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Incruse Ellipta (umeclidinium inhalation powder) [LINK]
    (29/09/2015)
    dotUKMi essential resource list update - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] September 2015
    (30/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ibuprofen and breastfeeding [LINK]
    (30/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Histamine H2-receptor antagonists and breastfeeding [LINK]
    (30/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hot flushes in men with prostate cancer [LINK]
    (30/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: CosmoFer® (iron dextran) for correction of iron deficiency anaemia [LINK]
    (30/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Triptans in breastfeeding [LINK]
    (02/10/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list September 2015 updates [LINK]
    (06/10/2015)
    dotUKMi Observatory for MSO WebEx September 2015 [LINK]
    (06/10/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter September 2015 updates [LINK]
    (15/10/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fumaderm for psoriasis [LINK]
    (15/10/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Breastfeeding and topical GTN for anal fissures [LINK]
    (15/10/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acne treatment in patients with acute porphyria [LINK]
    (15/10/2015)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Cortiment 9mg prolonged release tablets (budesonide) [LINK]
    (21/10/2015)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Toujeo and Abasaglar (insulin glargine) [LINK]
    (21/10/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What are biosimilars? [LINK]
    (21/10/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing patients on renal replacement therapies [LINK]
    (21/10/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interactions with dental local anaesthetics [LINK]
    (29/10/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Management of hypersalivation
  • drug treatment options [LINK
  • glycopyrronium [LINK
  • hyoscine hydrobromide [LINK
  • alternatives to glycopyrronium and hyoscine [LINK]

  • (05/11/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Type 1 diabetes mellitus October 2015 [LINK]
    (05/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating drug-induced hypersalivation [LINK]
    (05/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Olive oil for cradle cap [LINK]
    (05/11/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold and 'Flu Season [LINK]
    (06/11/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter October 2015 updates [LINK]
    (13/11/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list October 2015 updates [LINK]
    (17/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating drug-induced hypersalivation [LINK]
    (17/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Management of hypersalivation
  • drug treatment options [LINK]
  • glycopyrronium [LINK]

  • (20/11/2015)
    dotLetter from BNF, UKMi and NPPG re BNF 70/ BNFC 2015-16
    (23/11/2015)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2015 [LINK]
    (24/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose conversion from oral pyridostigmine or neostigmine to parenteral neostigmine [LINK]
    (24/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Online information about new medicines for the NHS [LINK]
    (24/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Information on drugs in diving [LINK]
    (26/11/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Diabetes (type 1 and 2) in children and young people November 2015 [LINK]
    (27/11/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: World AIDS day - 1st December 2015 [LINK]
    (27/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acitretin in renal impairment [LINK]
    (27/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Management of severe vitamin B12 deficiency in pregnancy [LINK]
    (27/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free hormone replacement therapy [LINK]
    (27/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low dose naltrexone for MS [LINK]
    (03/12/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter November 2015 updates [LINK]
    (04/12/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Using antiplatelets with NOACs in patients with AF [LINK]
    (11/12/2015)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost calculator 2015 [LINK]
    (22/12/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Menopause December 2015 [LINK]
    (24/12/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list November 2015 updates [LINK]
    (05/01/2016)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter December 2015 updates [LINK]
    (14/01/2016)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between antidepressants
  • tricyclic, SSRIs and related drugs [LINK]
  • MAOIs, tricyclics and SSRIs [LINK]

  • (14/01/2016)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral antiplatelets in breastfeeding [LINK]
    (14/01/2016)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Endocarditis prophylaxis for dental patients [LINK]
    (14/01/2016)
    dotMedicines Q&A (UKCPA): Thromboprophylaxis in adults at extremes of body weight [LINK]
    (18/01/2016)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IM injections for patients taking oral anticoagulants [LINK]
    (18/01/2016)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating acute hyperphosphataemia in adults [LINK]
    (22/01/2016)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list December 2015 updates [LINK]
    (22/01/2016)
    dotUKMi essential resource list update - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] January 2016
    (04/02/2016)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter January 2016 updates [LINK]
    (04/02/2016)
    dotNICE Bites: Type 2 diabetes January 2016 [LINK]
    (16/02/2016)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Breastfeeding after medical termination of pregnancy [LINK]
    (16/02/2016)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of acute hypomagnesaemia in adults [LINK]
    (16/02/2016)
    dotUKMi tool to help implement the NPSA rapid response report on omitted and delayed medicines [LINK]
    (16/02/2016)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Benepali (etanercept biosimilar) [LINK]
    (16/02/2016)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of penicillins and cephalosporins in breastfeeding [LINK]
    (16/02/2016)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Use of PPIs and C. difficile infection [LINK]
    (16/02/2016)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines suitable for a Halal diet [LINK]
    (26/02/2016)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list January 2016 updates [LINK]
    (04/03/2016)
    dotNICE Bites: Tuberculosis February 2016 [LINK]
    (07/03/2016)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter February 2016 updates [LINK]
    (11/03/2016)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list February 2016 updates [LINK]
    (01/04/2016)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter March 2016 updates [LINK]
    (01/04/2016)
    dotNICE Bites: Care of dying adults in the last days of life March 2016 [LINK]
    (04/05/2016)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 2016 updates [LINK]
    (04/05/2016)
    dotNICE Bites: Motor Neurone Disease April 2016 [LINK]
    (27/05/2016)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list April 2016 updates [LINK]
    (27/05/2016)
    dotNICE Bites: Motor neurone disease April 2016 [LINK]
    (27/05/2016)
    dotNICE Bites: Controlled drugs - safe use and management May 2016 [LINK]
    (01/06/2016)
    dotPDS Registration is now open
    (02/06/2016)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2016 updates [LINK]
    (14/06/2016)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list May 2016 updates [LINK]
    (14/06/2016)
    dotUKMi essential resource list update - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] June 2016
    (26/09/2016)
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    (26/09/2016)
    dotContact your local or regional medicines information centre for more information
    (26/09/2016)
    dotThe UKMi directory is currently still being kept up to date on this website. Use the directory to find contact details for your nearest medicines information centre.
    (26/09/2016)
    dotNo new clinical information will be published on this website
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    dotContact your local or regional medicines information centre for more information
    (13/03/2017)
    dotUKMi has been allocated educational grants to attend the 2018 Clinical Pharmacy Congress on 27-28th April 2018 at London ExCeL (www.pharmacycongress.co.uk). Contact your Regional MI Centre for a code.
    (26/04/2017)
    dotMigration of Clinical Governance Working Group content from the UKMi website to the SPS website is complete and can be found at www.sps.nhs.uk/networks/ukmi-clinical-governance-working-group/. Documents will no longer be updated on the UKMi website.
    (26/04/2017)
    dotMigration of Horizon Scanning and Medicines Evaluation Working Group content from the UKMi website to the SPS website is complete and can be found at www.sps.nhs.uk/networks/ukmi-horizon-scanning-and-medicines-evaluation-working-group/. Documents will no longer be updated on the UKMi website.
    (26/04/2017)
    dotFor all UKMi newsletters and publications - visit the Specialist Pharmacy Service website [LINK]
    (26/04/2017)
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    (26/04/2017)
    dotPatient Safety Working Group content can be found at www.sps.nhs.uk/networks/ukmi-patient-safety-working-group/
    (26/04/2017)
    dotThe UKMi directory is currently still being kept up to date on this website. Use the directory to find contact details for your nearest medicines information centre.
    (09/04/2018)
    dotUKMi has been allocated educational grants to attend the 2018 Clinical Pharmacy Congress on 27-28th April 2018 at London ExCeL (www.pharmacycongress.co.uk). Contact your Regional MI Centre for a code.