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(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.
(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.
(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)
dotFor UKMi training resources on medicines information, see www.sps.nhs.uk/articles/training-resources-on-mi-skills/
(26/04/2017)
dotFor all UKMi newsletters and publications - visit the Specialist Pharmacy Service website [LINK]
(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)
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.
(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.
(26/09/2016)
dotNo new clinical information will be published on this website
(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)
dotContact your local or regional medicines information centre for more information
(26/09/2016)
dotNo new clinical information will be published on this website
(14/06/2016)
dotUKMi essential resource list update - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] June 2016
(14/06/2016)
dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list May 2016 updates [LINK]
(02/06/2016)
dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2016 updates [LINK]
(01/06/2016)
dotPDS Registration is now open
(27/05/2016)
dotNICE Bites: Controlled drugs - safe use and management May 2016 [LINK]
(27/05/2016)
dotNICE Bites: Motor neurone disease April 2016 [LINK]
(27/05/2016)
dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list April 2016 updates [LINK]
(04/05/2016)
dotNICE Bites: Motor Neurone Disease April 2016 [LINK]
(04/05/2016)
dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 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]
(11/03/2016)
dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list February 2016 updates [LINK]
(07/03/2016)
dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter February 2016 updates [LINK]
(04/03/2016)
dotNICE Bites: Tuberculosis February 2016 [LINK]
(26/02/2016)
dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list January 2016 updates [LINK]
(16/02/2016)
dotMedicines Q&A: Use of PPIs and C. difficile infection [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: Medicines suitable for a Halal diet [LINK]
(16/02/2016)
dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of penicillins and cephalosporins in breastfeeding [LINK]
(04/02/2016)
dotNICE Bites: Type 2 diabetes January 2016 [LINK]
(04/02/2016)
dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter January 2016 updates [LINK]
(22/01/2016)
dotUKMi essential resource list update - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] January 2016
(22/01/2016)
dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list December 2015 updates [LINK]
(18/01/2016)
dotMedicines Q&A: Treating acute hyperphosphataemia in adults [LINK]
(18/01/2016)
dotMedicines Q&A: IM injections for patients taking oral anticoagulants [LINK]
(14/01/2016)
dotMedicines Q&A (UKCPA): Thromboprophylaxis in adults at extremes of body weight [LINK]
(14/01/2016)
dotMedicines Q&A: Endocarditis prophylaxis for dental patients [LINK]
(14/01/2016)
dotMedicines Q&A: Oral antiplatelets in breastfeeding [LINK]
(14/01/2016)
dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between antidepressants
  • tricyclic, SSRIs and related drugs [LINK]
  • MAOIs, tricyclics and SSRIs [LINK]

  • (05/01/2016)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter December 2015 updates [LINK]
    (24/12/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list November 2015 updates [LINK]
    (22/12/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Menopause December 2015 [LINK]
    (11/12/2015)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost calculator 2015 [LINK]
    (04/12/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Using antiplatelets with NOACs in patients with AF [LINK]
    (03/12/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter November 2015 updates [LINK]
    (27/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low dose naltrexone for MS [LINK]
    (27/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free hormone replacement therapy [LINK]
    (27/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Management of severe vitamin B12 deficiency in pregnancy [LINK]
    (27/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acitretin in renal impairment [LINK]
    (27/11/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: World AIDS day - 1st December 2015 [LINK]
    (26/11/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Diabetes (type 1 and 2) in children and young people November 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: Information on drugs in diving [LINK]
    (24/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Online information about new medicines for the NHS [LINK]
    (23/11/2015)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2015 [LINK]
    (20/11/2015)
    dotLetter from BNF, UKMi and NPPG re BNF 70/ BNFC 2015-16
    (17/11/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Management of hypersalivation
  • drug treatment options [LINK]
  • glycopyrronium [LINK]

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

  • (21/10/2015)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Toujeo and Abasaglar (insulin glargine) [LINK]
    (21/10/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interactions with dental local anaesthetics [LINK]
    (21/10/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing patients on renal replacement therapies [LINK]
    (21/10/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What are biosimilars? [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)
    dotProduct safety assessment - Cortiment 9mg prolonged release tablets (budesonide) [LINK]
    (15/10/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acne treatment in patients with acute porphyria [LINK]
    (06/10/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter September 2015 updates [LINK]
    (06/10/2015)
    dotUKMi Observatory for MSO WebEx September 2015 [LINK]
    (02/10/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list September 2015 updates [LINK]
    (30/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Triptans in breastfeeding [LINK]
    (30/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: CosmoFer® (iron dextran) for correction of iron deficiency anaemia [LINK]
    (30/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hot flushes in men with prostate cancer [LINK]
    (30/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Histamine H2-receptor antagonists and breastfeeding [LINK]
    (30/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ibuprofen and breastfeeding [LINK]
    (29/09/2015)
    dotUKMi essential resource list update - to purchase [LINK] and free access [LINK] September 2015
    (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]
    (17/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine in renal impairment [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list August 2015 updates [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual Health Week [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotThinking Ahead: National Eczema Week [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Obtaining chlortalidone tablets [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines to be avoided in 'sulfa-allergy' [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between warfarin and PPIs [LINK]
    (09/09/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Methylphenidate for ADHD in adults [LINK]
    (08/09/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Anaemia management in people with CKD August 2015 [LINK]
    (08/09/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter August 2015 updates [LINK]
    (28/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amlodipine and felodipine for hypertension and angina [LINK]
    (28/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Allergy to dental local anaesthetics [LINK]
    (28/08/2015)
    dotUKMi Observatory for MSO WebEx July 2015 [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
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine - drug interactions [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins in patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Does warfarin interact with oseltamivir or zanamivir? [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMediicines Q&A: Levothyroxine and sea kelp [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: Safety of co-administering herbal medicines and NOACs [LINK]
    (20/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Herbal medicines in patients having surgery [LINK]
    (12/08/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium preparations for hypomagnesaemia [LINK]
    (12/08/2015)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter July 2015 updates [LINK]
    (11/08/2015)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list July 2015 updates [LINK]
    (06/08/2015)
    dotNICE Bites: Diabetes in pregnancy July 2015 [LINK]
    (06/08/2015)
    dotUKMi Observatory for MSO WebEx July 2015 [LINK]
    (21/07/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Problems with medicines during a heatwave [LINK]
    (21/07/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Taking gentamicin levels after once daily administration [LINK]
    (20/07/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What are biosimilars? [LINK]
    (20/07/2015)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Breastfeeding and:
  • treating head lice [LINK]
  • treating pubic lice [LINK]

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

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

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

    (13/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Self-monitoring of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes [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: Dosing in renal impairment [LINK
    (13/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Efficacy of green coffee extract for weight loss [LINK
    (13/06/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of green coffee extract for weight loss [LINK]
    (12/06/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Inhaled loxapine for agitation associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder [LINK
    (11/06/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2013 updates [LINK
    (06/06/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Lower limb peripheral arterial disease and rheumatoid arthritis May 2013 [LINK]
    (03/06/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list May 2013 updates [LINK]
    (31/05/2013)
    dotDevice evaluation (UKMi): Resperate® for hypertension [LINK]
    (31/05/2013)
    dotDevice evaluation (UKMi): Needle-free insulin devices (Insujet™ and Injex™) [LINK]
    (31/05/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes week [LINK]
    (28/05/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: Dementia awareness week [LINK]
    (21/05/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acetarsol to treat proctitis [LINK]
    (15/05/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Brentuximab vedotin for systemic anaplastic large cell lymphoma [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):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]
    (09/05/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Vismodegib for locally advanced or metastatic basal cell carcinoma [LINK]
    (08/05/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Rifaximin for Travellers’ Diarrhoea [LINK]
    (08/05/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium preparations for hypomagnesaemia [LINK]
    (08/05/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins in patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (08/05/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oxygen cylinders in nursing homes [LINK]
    (03/05/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list 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]
    (02/05/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 2013 updates [LINK]
    (30/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Paclitaxel, cisplatin and gemcitabine for locally advanced or metastatic bladder cancer first-line [LINK]
    (30/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Maintenance rituximab for mantle cell lymphoma [LINK]
    (30/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Bevacizumab for high-grade glioma - third-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): Bendamustine for multiple myeloma - fourth-line [LINK]
    (26/04/2013)
    dotNICE Evidence Search: User guide for medicine searches [LINK]
    (25/04/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Hyperphosphataemia in chronic kidney disease and urinary incontinence in neurological disease April 2013 [LINK]
    (19/04/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Document providing links to UKMi-produced Q&As on Evidence Search [LINK]
    (18/04/2013)
    dotMedical device evaluation (UKMi): Needle-free insulin devices [LINK]
    (15/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Mirabegron for overactive bladder [LINK]
    (10/04/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Aflibercept for wet age-related macular degeneration [LINK]
    (04/04/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list March 2013 updates [LINK]
    (04/04/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter March 2013 updates [LINK]
    (27/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium channel blockers for anal fissure [LINK]
    (27/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug patents expiring in 2013 or 2014 [LINK]
    (26/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Olive oil for cradle cap [LINK]
    (26/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: GI bleeding with SSRIs [LINK]
    (26/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Basic principles of homoeopathy [LINK]
    (26/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Online information about new medicines for the NHS [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: Gluten content of medicines [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]

  • (22/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Pemetrexed for third-line treatment of stage IV lung adenocarcinoma [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: Bendamustine for relapsed lymphoplasmacytic lymphoma/ Waldenstroms macroglobulinaemia [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Denosumab for breast cancer with bone metastases and hypercalcaemia [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Co-beneldopa: converting between preparations [LINK]
    (22/03/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Psychosis and schizophrenia in children and young adults March 2013 [LINK]
    (21/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose conversions - magnesium sulfate injection [LINK]
    (18/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: C. difficile infection - are probiotics useful? [LINK]
    (15/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Alcohol and long-term methotrexate [LINK]
    (13/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines for acute mountain sickness [LINK]
    (12/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: LMWH vs. UFH in renal impairment [LINK]
    (12/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prophylactic LMWH in renal impairment [LINK]
    (11/03/2013)
    dotThinking Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (11/03/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin D supplements for vegetarians and vegans [LINK]
    (07/03/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter February 2013 updates [LINK]
    (06/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Abiraterone in metastatic stage IV castration-resistant prostate cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (06/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Stiripentol for a young adult with Dravet syndrome [LINK(registration required)
    (06/03/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab with chemotherapy (FCR) for cold agglutinin disease with low grade lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (01/03/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list February 2013 updates [LINK]
    (28/02/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Saliva substitutes - selecting and prescribing [LINK]
    (26/02/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating acute hyperphosphataemia in adults [LINK]
    (25/02/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between opioids and MAOIs [LINK]
    (21/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Inhaled loxapine for agitation associated with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder [LINK]
    (21/02/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IV paracetamol for pain [LINK]
    (20/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Vandetanib for metastatic medullary thyroid carcinoma [LINK]
    (20/02/2013)
    dotUKMi enquiry-answering guidelines 2013 update [LINK]
    (18/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Axitinib for advanced renal cell carcinoma - secone-line [LINK]
    (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)
    dotIFR Review: Maintenance rituximab for mantle cell Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (18/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Bendamustine for relapsed follicular lymphoma refractory to rituximab [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]
    (18/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Brentuximab vedotin for Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK]
    (15/02/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Epoetin in Jehovah's Witness patients [LINK]
    (15/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Bortezomib for first-line, transplant unsuitable multiple myeloma [LINK]
    (15/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin and vincristine for Merkel cell carcinoma [LINK(registration required)
    (15/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine and rituximab for relapsed marginal cell NHL [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: Rituximab for interstitial lung disease associated with undifferentiated connective tissue disease[LINK(registration required)
    (08/02/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Pazopanib for 3rd line metastatic non-adipocytic soft tissue sarcoma [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: Rituximab for anti-signal recognition particle myopathy/myositis [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)
    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]
    (08/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine with rituximab for extranodal marginal zone lymphoma of MALT [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine and bortezomib for relapsed multiple myeloma [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: 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: 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)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter January 2013 updates [LINK]
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab/Gemcitabine/Oxaliplatin for Diffuse Large B Cell Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (06/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Eltrombopag for thrombocytopenia due to myelofibrosis [LINK(registration required)
    (05/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine plus rituximab for CLL - first-line [LINK(registration required)
    (04/02/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Imatinib for pulmonary graft-vs-host disease [LINK(registration required)
    (04/02/2013)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list January 2013 updates [LINK]
    (01/02/2013)
    dotNICE Bites: Psoriasis January/February 2013 [LINK]
    (31/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in toothpastes [LINK]
    (29/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous mistletoe for cancer [LINK]
    (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: When can dentists supply medicines? [LINK]
    (28/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for idiopathic cold haemagglutinin disease [LINK(registration required)
    (25/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for refractory pemphigus vulgaris [LINK(registration required)
    (25/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Paracetamol and breast feeding [LINK]
    (25/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ophthalmic chloramphenicol in breastfeeding [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]
    (22/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing patients on renal replacement therapies [LINK]
    (22/01/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Anti-thymocyte globulin (horse) for first-line treatment of aplastic anaemia [LINK]
    (22/01/2013)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): QUAD for HIV infection [LINK]
    (22/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Opioids in pregnancy [LINK]
    (22/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Ustekinumab for refractory Crohn’s disease [LINK(registration required)
    (22/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Malaria prophylaxis for breastfeeding mothers [LINK]
    (15/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: FOLFIRINOX chemotherapy for metastatic adenocarcinoma of the pancreas [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: Rituximab for warm autoimmune haemolytic anaemia [LINK(registration required)
    (11/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Cetuximab for metastatic colorectal cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (11/01/2013)
    dotUKMi user survey - new questionnaire and spreadsheet now available [LINK]
    (09/01/2013)
    dotIFR Review: Brentuximab for anaplastic large cell lymphoma [LINK(registration required)
    (09/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acitretin in renal impairment [LINK]
    (04/01/2013)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2012 [LINK(registration required)
    (03/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Crushing tablets/opening capsules in a care home setting [LINK]
    (03/01/2013)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter December 2012 updates [LINK]
    (03/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating depression in patients with antidepressant-induced hyponatraemia [LINK]
    (02/01/2013)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conversion from oral morphine to fentanyl patches [LINK]
    (31/12/2012)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list December 2012 updates [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)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Where to find information on which medical devices and products contain chlorhexidine [LINK]
    (27/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between PPIs and clopidogrel [LINK]
    (24/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free antidepressants [LINK]
    (24/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura [LINK(registration required)
    (20/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Latex-free dental anaesthetics [LINK]
    (20/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NRT for ulcerative colitis [LINK]
    (20/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous administration of potassium [LINK]
    (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)
    dotIFR Review: Ranibizumab or bevacizumab for choroidal neovascular membrane complicating angioid streaks secondary to pseudoxanthoma elasticum [LINK(registration required)
    (18/12/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Neutropenic sepsis December 2012 [LINK]
    (18/12/2012)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost calculator 2012 [LINK(registration required)
    (17/12/2012)
    dotMedicine Q&A: Salbutamol to treat hyperkalaemia [LINK]
    (14/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Immunoadsorption therapy for pemphigus vulgaris [LINK(registration required)
    (14/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Leukaemia risk with methotrexate [LINK]
    (12/12/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Crizotinib for second-line ALK translocated NSCLC [LINK]
    (12/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Gemcitabine plus docetaxel for relapsed Ewing’s sarcoma [LINK(registration required)
    (06/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in adults on renal replacement therapies [LINK]
    (06/12/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in renal impairment [LINK]
    (06/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Pegylated interferon-alfa for polycythaemia vera [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: Bevacizumab for inflammatory choroidal neovascular membrane secondary to punctate inner choroidopathy [LINK(registration required)
    (05/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Golimumab for ankylosing spondylitis [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]
    (05/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Cetuximab for metastatic colorectal cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (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]
    (03/12/2012)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list November 2012 updates [LINK]
    (03/12/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Trastuzumab with irinotecan for HER2-positive oesophagogastric junction adenocarcinoma [LINK(registration required)
    (30/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between pregabalin and gabapentin for neuropathic pain [LINK]
    (29/11/2012)
    dotBriefing document: Available vitamin D preparations [LINK]
    (29/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Carbamazepine suppositories - dose and duration of use [LINK]
    (29/11/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: World AIDS day [LINK]
    (29/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Erythromycin for prokinesis [LINK]
    (23/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NSAIDs in adults with asthma [LINK]
    (22/11/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Crohn's disease November 2012 [LINK]
    (22/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Infliximab for hidradenitis suppurativa [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can topical steriods and emollients be applied at the same time? [LINK]
    (20/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: C. difficile - which antimicrobials are implicated? [LINK
    (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]
    (15/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Tadalafil for severe disproportionate pulmonary hypertension secondary to lung disease [LINK(registration required)
    (15/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Sunitinib first-line for metastatic pheochromocytoma [LINK(registration required)
    (15/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Certolizumab for systemic amyloidosis secondary to ankylosing spondylitis [LINK(registration required)
    (15/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for birdshot chorioretinopathy [LINK(registration required)
    (14/11/2012)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Strontium ranelate for osteoporosis in men [LINK]
    (09/11/2012)
    dotUKMi SOP Fridge enquiries guidance - based on a document developed by Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [LINK]
    (06/11/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Medicines Waste Awareness [LINK]
    (01/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Erythropoietin for Myelodysplastic Syndrome [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)
    dotIFR Review: Watchman’s device for stroke prevention in AF [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]
    (01/11/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins in patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (01/11/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Ruxolitinib for myelofibrosis with concurrent myelodysplasia that has progressed to AML [LINK(registration required)
    (30/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Botulinum toxin type A for bladder pain syndrome (interstitial cystitis) [LINK(registration required)
    (29/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral treatment for Peyronie's disease [LINK]
    (25/10/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Zonisamide for epilepsy [LINK]
    (25/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of acute hypophosphataemia in adults [LINK]
    (23/10/2012)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase and free access lists updated Oct 2012 [LINK]
    (23/10/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Diagnosis and management of headaches October 2012 [LINK]
    (23/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium supplements and MI risk [LINK]
    (23/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in patients with epilepsy [LINK]
    (23/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Why some medicines have to be taken with or after food [LINK]
    (23/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Why some medicines have to be taken on an empty stomach [LINK]
    (22/10/2012)
    dotThe UKMi/RPS essential website list is available on the RPS website [LINK] (registration required)
    (19/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Giving continuous PPI infusions for upper GI bleeding [LINK]
    (18/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IM injections for patients taking oral anticoagulants [LINK]
    (17/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amlodipine and felodipine for hypertension and angina [LINK]
    (17/10/2012)
    dotPresentation: Horizon scanning for managing medicines 2012 [LINK(registration required)
    (16/10/2012)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Hydrocortisone modified-release (Plenadren) [LINK]
    (16/10/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold and 'Flu Season [LINK]
    (12/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Herbal medicines in patients having surgery [LINK]
    (11/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Opioids in renal impairment [LINK]
    (09/10/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ferumoxytol for iron deficiency anaemia in adults with CKD [LINK]
    (08/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Folic acid dose for patients with RA taking methotrexate [LINK]
    (05/10/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines that need dose adjustment on stopping smoking [LINK]
    (04/10/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter September 2012 updates [LINK]
    (04/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for neuromyelitis optica (Devic disease) [LINK(registration required)
    (04/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Intravenous iloprost for Raynaud’s Phenomenon [LINK(registration required)
    (04/10/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Infliximab for maintenance of indeterminate colitis in a child [LINK(registration required)
    (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)
    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)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list September 2012 updates [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)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Legal and pharmaceutical issues to consider when administering medicines covertly [LINK]
    (21/09/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Antibiotics for early-onset neonatal infection September 2012 [LINK]
    (21/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free antihistamine formulations [LINK]
    (18/09/2012)
    dotIFR Review: 5-azacitidine for relapsed acute myeloid leukaemia following HSCT [LINK(registration required)
    (18/09/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Eltrombopag for severe aplastic anaemia [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)
    (18/09/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Verteporfin photodynamic therapy for wet age-related macular degeneration [LINK](registration required)
    (13/09/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal ranibizumab for macular oedema secondary to central retinal vein occlusion and glaucoma [LINK](registration required)
    (13/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Suitable COC for patient on carbamazepine or phenytoin [LINK]
    (13/09/2012)
    dotPresentations from the UKMi Practice Development Seminar - 13th & 14th September [LINK]
    (11/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Regular, rather than on-demand, dosing of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors after radical prostatectomy [LINK]
    (11/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between bisphosphonates and PPIs [LINK]
    (10/09/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ceftaroline for community acquired pneumonia and complicated skin and soft tissue infections in adults [LINK]
    (10/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium and vitamin D supplements for vegetarians and vegans [LINK]
    (06/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating drug-induced hypersalivation [LINK
    (06/09/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter August 2012 updates [LINK]
    (06/09/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual Health Week [LINK
    (06/09/2012)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook - New Medicines September 2012 [LINK] (registration required)
    (05/09/2012)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list August 2012 updates [LINK]
    (05/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ocular risks with bisphosphonates [LINK]
    (05/09/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of black cohosh [LINK]
    (29/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: CosmoFer® (iron dextran) for correction of iron deficiency anaemia [LINK]
    (29/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Information needed when phoning UKTIS with an enquiry [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: Valerian side effects [LINK]
    (29/08/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Azilsartan for essential hypertension [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)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Problems with medicines during a heatwave [LINK]
    (28/08/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Agomelatine for depression [LINK](registration required)
    (22/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral bisphosphonates in patients with renal impairment [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]
    (16/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Verapamil for cluster headache [LINK]
    (15/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oils for photosensitivity [LINK]
    (13/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is it unlawful to chew 'khat' in UK hospitals? [LINK]
    (13/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine - drug interactions [LINK]
    (13/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine - what are the adverse effects? [LINK]
    (10/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low-dose aspirin and ginkgo [LINK]
    (09/08/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter July 2012 updates [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]
    (07/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin K for obstetric cholestasis [LINK]
    (03/08/2012)
    dotIFR review: Rituximab for the treatment of epidermolysis bullosa acquisita [LINK] (registration required)
    (03/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conversion from oral morphine to fentanyl patches [LINK]
    (03/08/2012)
    dotMedicines review: BCG vaccine shortage - alternatives [LINK]
    (01/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is it safe to have amalgam fillings placed or removed if breastfeeding? [LINK]
    (01/08/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin E for ME/CFS [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: The sodium content of medicines [LINK]
    (31/07/2012)
    dotNew Product Evaluations - monthly list July 2012 updates [LINK]
    (31/07/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: PPIs and community acquired pneumonia [LINK]
    (23/07/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Anticonvulsants and osteoporosis [LINK]
    (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]
    (20/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Denosumab for metastatic breast cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (18/07/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Dabigatran and rivaroxaban in AF; Fingolimod; Acute upper GI bleeding July 2012 [LINK]
    (17/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Infliximab for primary systemic vasculitis refractory to conventional therapy [LINK(registration required)
    (17/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Sildenafil for severe pulmonary hypertension due to COPD [LINK(registration required)
    (17/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Autologous serum drops for dry eyes due to Sjogren syndrome [LINK(registration required)
    (13/07/2012)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase and free access lists updated Jul 2012 [LINK]
    (12/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Thalidomide for transfusion dependent GI bleeding [LINK(registration required)
    (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)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): High dose imatinib for GIST harbouring KIT exon 9 mutations [LINK]
    (11/07/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Adalimumab for ulcerative colitis [LINK]
    (11/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Alemtuzumab for T-cell leukaemia / lymphoma [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: Botulinum toxin type A for hyperhidrosis [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]
    (09/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Pegasys for refractory familial polycythaemia vera [LINK(registration required)
    (06/07/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: The sodium content of medicines [LINK]
    (05/07/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter June 2012 updates [LINK]
    (03/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Horse antithymocyte globulin for aplastic anaemia [LINK(registration required)
    (03/07/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for paediatric Crohn's disease [LINK(registration required)
    (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]
    (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)
    dotNICE Bites: Opioids in adult palliative care June 2012 [LINK]
    (22/06/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Travel Health [LINK]
    (21/06/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fluconazole in pregnancy [LINK]
    (21/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine plus rituximab for relapsed CLL [LINK](registration required)
    (21/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Imatinib for sclerodermoid skin and moderate lung graft-vs-host disease [LINK(registration required)
    (20/06/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in calcium supplements [LINK]
    (19/06/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences in US and UK drug names [LINK]
    (15/06/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Vemurafenib for BRAF V600 mutation-positive metastatic malignant melanoma in the second and subsequent line setting [LINK]
    (15/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Lenalidomide for multiple myeloma and severe peripheral neuropathy [LINK(registration required)
    (14/06/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Drugs for hereditary angioedema [LINK]
    (12/06/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Dasatinib for Ph+ ALL resistant to imatinib - second-line [LINK]
    (12/06/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Fidaxomicin for Clostridium difficile infection [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)
    (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)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2012 updates [LINK]
    (07/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Etanercept for polymyalgia rheumatica [LINK](registration required)
    (06/06/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes week [LINK]
    (06/06/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Choroidal neovascularisation related to early onset macular degeneration [LINK(registration required)
    (01/06/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Tricyclic antidepressants and tinnitus [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)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Lutetium177 Octreotide for neuroendocrine tumours [LINK]
    (31/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for non specific interstitial pneumonitis [LINK(registration required)
    (30/05/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Panitumumab with FOLFIRI for metastatic colorectal cancer - second-line [LINK]
    (30/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Capecitabine with gemcitabine for locally advanced inoperable pancreatic cancer - first line [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: Bevacizumab for metastatic ovarian cancer [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: Lenalidomide for refractory chronic lymphocytic leukaemia with acquired p53 mutation [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: Embolisation of high flow vascular (arteriovenous) malformation of face using Onyx [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Somatropin for growth failure in Kabuki syndrome [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for refractory pemphigus vulgaris [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bortezomib for refractory marginal zone lymphoma [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: Trastuzumab with paclitaxel for second-line treatment of HER2-positive metastatic oesphageogastric junctional adenocarcinoma [LINK(registration required)
    (29/05/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ulipristal for the pre-operative treatment of moderate-to-severe uterine fibroids [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): Vemurafenib for BRAF V600 mutation-positive unresectable or metastatic malignant melanoma [LINK]
    (29/05/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ofatumumab for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia refractory to fludarabine and alemtuzumab [LINK]
    (29/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Cyberknife for isolated metastasis from prostate cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (24/05/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Anaphylaxis; Hepatis C May 2012 [LINK]
    (24/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribing for pregnant women [LINK]
    (24/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Steroid supplementation for dental patients with primary adrenal insufficiency [LINK]
    (24/05/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Decreased time between doses of  infliximab for maintenance treatment of Crohn's disease [LINK(registration required)
    (23/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Combining ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II blockers in vascular disease and hypertension [LINK]
    (18/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in coronary heart disease [LINK]
    (18/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating allergic rhinitis during pregnancy [LINK]
    (16/05/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Hay fever season [LINK]
    (15/05/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Bortezomib for induction prior to melphalan and ASCT in untreated symptomatic multiple myeloma patients - first-line [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)
    (10/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral benzodiazepines [LINK]
    (09/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral morphine and other oral opioids in adult palliative care [LINK]
    (09/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Heparin vs. saline flushes to maintain patency of indwelling intravascular catheters/cannulae [LINK]
    (08/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between travoprost and generic latanoprost eye drops [LINK]
    (04/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Combining ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II blockers in heart failure [LINK
    (03/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What are biosimilars? [LINK]
    (03/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Mixing injectable medicines [LINK]
    (03/05/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 2012 updates [LINK]
    (02/05/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin D supplements for vegetarians and vegans [LINK]
    (02/05/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: World Asthma Day [LINK]
    (27/04/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for IgG4-related systemic disease [LINK(registration required)
    (24/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Paediatric dose of oral isosorbide dinitrate/mononitrate [LINK]
    (23/04/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Depression Awareness Week [LINK]
    (19/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between erythromycin and statins? [LINK]
    (19/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drugs causing neuroleptic malignant syndrome [LINK]
    (19/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is neuroleptic malignant syndrome? [LINK]
    (18/04/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Irinotecan plus 5-FU for metastatic gastric cancer - second-line [LINK(registration required)
    (17/04/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: Infection control April 2012 [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]
    (05/04/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter March 2012 updates [LINK]
    (03/04/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Tocilizumab for rheumatoid arthritis [LINK](registration required)
    (02/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Emergency contraception and breast feeding [LINK]
    (02/04/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Codeine in breast feeding [LINK]
    (30/03/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Azacitidine for primary myelofibrosis [LINK] (registration required)
    (30/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Triptans in breast feeding [LINK]
    (30/03/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for steroid-dependent frequently-relapsing nephrotic syndrome [LINK] (registration required)
    (30/03/2012)
    dotUKMi telephone skills evaluation tool [LINK]
    (30/03/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Anakinra for systemic autoinflammatory syndrome with E148Q polymorphism [LINK(registration required)
    (29/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low temperatures and 50% nitrous oxide/oxygen cyclinders [LINK]
    (29/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Health and medicines advice for patients using the internet [LINK]
    (28/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Metronidazole and breast feeding [LINK]
    (28/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug patent expiring in 2012 or 2013 [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Mitotane for the adjuvant treatment of adrenocortical carcinoma [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Finding SPCs not on the eMC [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug treatment of inadequate lactation [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between St John's wort and emergency hormonal contraception [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins and amnesia [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Chondroitin - drug interactions [LINK
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Memantine effective in the treatment of nystagmus [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Converting from conventional to SI units [LINK]
    (27/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fluconazole in breast feeding [LINK]
    (22/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins and alopecia [LINK]
    (22/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Administration of IV potassium chloride in adults [LINK]
    (22/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Slow IV injection of 2g dose of flucloxacillin [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]
    (21/03/2012)
    dotNICE Bites: VTE prevention; Rheumatoid arthritis March 2012 [LINK]
    (16/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Evaluation (NPC/UKMi): Insulin degludec for type 2 diabetes [LINK] (registration required)
    (09/03/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Rilpivirine and Eviplera for HIV infection [LINK]
    (09/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Melatonin for prevention of cluster headaches [LINK]
    (09/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drugs that inhibit lactation [LINK]
    (08/03/2012)
    dotUKMi Exec statement on membership of the RPS [LINK]
    (07/03/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Miconazole oral gel and statins [LINK]
    (07/03/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (05/03/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Trastuzumab with paclitaxel for HER2-positive metastatic gastric cancer [LINK] (registration required)
    (05/03/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Yttrium-90 radioembolisation for stage III intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (01/03/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter February 2012 updates [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)
    (28/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: C. difficile infection and acid suppressant drugs [LINK]
    (28/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral prednisolone and IV hydrocortisone - equivalent dose [LINK]
    (28/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Compatible nebulisers solutions [LINK]
    (27/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is St Mark's electrolyte solution? [LINK]
    (27/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Abiraterone for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer after docetaxel [LINK]
    (24/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is there a lactose-free oral contraceptive? [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: Arachis oil in medicines and peanut allergy [LINK]
    (24/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Using ARBS after ACE inhibitor-angioedema [LINK]
    (23/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for the treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa [LINK] (registration required)
    (23/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Pasireotide for Cushing's disease [LINK]
    (23/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: List of 'E' numbers [LINK]
    (16/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hydrocephalus shunts and dental prophylaxis [LINK]
    (15/02/2012)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase and free access lists updated Feb 2012 [LINK]
    (10/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Docetaxel for third-line treatment of lung adenocarcinoma [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: Dexamethasone intravitreal implant for right cystoid macular oedema secondary to non-infectious intermediate uveitis [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]
    (10/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adjuvant imatinib for GIST [LINK] (registration required)
    (10/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Golimumb vs. tocilizumab for rheumatoid arthritis [LINK] (registration required)
    (09/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Changing between phenytoin tablets and capsules [LINK]
    (09/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Erlotinib for first-line treatment of advanced NSCLC with EGFR mutation [LINK]
    (09/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for Behcet’s disease [LINK] (registration required)
    (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]
    (09/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Gastric adverse events and choice of bisphosphonate for osteoporosis [LINK]
    (08/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Latex-free dental anaesthetics [LINK]
    (08/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oils for dyslexia [LINK]
    (08/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): SIRT with YTTRIUM-90 for third-line treatment of liver metastases from colorectal cancer [LINK]
    (07/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Lapatinib with capecitabine following disease progression on trastuzumab for metastatic breast cancer [LINK]
    (07/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for diabetic macular oedema [LINK] (registration required)
    (07/02/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Folfirinox for first line treatment of advanced pancreatic cancer [LINK]
    (07/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Raltitrexed plus temozolamide for metastatic neuroendocrine tumour of unknown primary [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Sildenafil for pre-operative pulmonary arterial hypertension [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Cyberknife system for isolated metastasis from prostate cancer [LINK] (registration required)
    (03/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for severe psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis after failure of etanercept and DMARDs [LINK] (registration required)
    (03/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Tocilizumab for systemic amyloidosis secondary to ankylosing spondylitis [LINK] (registration required)
    (03/02/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between St John's wort and hormonal contraception [LINK]
    (02/02/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter January 2012 updates [LINK]
    (02/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for Gliomatosis Cerebri [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: Ranibizumab for choroidal neovascularisation due to choroidal rupture [LINK] (registration required)
    (02/02/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for central retinal vein occlusion [LINK] (registration required)
    (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]
    (26/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Cross sensitivity between penicillins and cephalosporins [LINK]
    (25/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences between brands of mesalazine [LINK]
    (23/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Pegasys for chronic hepatitis D [LINK] (registration required)
    (23/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Paclitaxel for stage IV transitional cell carcinoma [LINK(registration required)
    (20/01/2012)
    dotThinking Ahead: Head lice - bug-busting day [LINK]
    (19/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Talc administration for chemical pleurodesis [LINK]
    (19/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Proton pump inhibitors; use in pregnancy [LINK]
    (16/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Influenza treatment in breastfeeding mothers [LINK]
    (13/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants for menopausal hot flushes [LINK]
    (13/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Non-hormonal alternatives to antidepressants for hot flushes [LINK]
    (11/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Gastric neurostimulator for severe diabetic gastroparesis [LINK] (registration required)
    (11/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Deferasirox for alpha thalassaemia with iron overload [LINK] (registration required)
    (11/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: 'Cough Assist' device for Duchenne muscular dystrophy [LINK] (registration required)
    (11/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Ukrain for sarcomatoid mesothelioma [LINK] (registration required)
    (11/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Laparoscopic ventral rectopexy for recurrent rectal prolapse [LINK] (registration required)
    (10/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between orlistat and levothyroxine [LINK]
    (10/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Enteral feeding tubes and drug administration [LINK]
    (09/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab for choroidal neovascularisation secondary to myopia [LINK] (registration required)
    (09/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Anakinra for idiopathic nodular panniculitis (Weber-Christian disease) [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: Lapatinib with capecitabine for metastatic breast cancer [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)
    (05/01/2012)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2011 [LINK(registration required)
    (05/01/2012)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter December 2011 updates [LINK]
    (04/01/2012)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Chronic ingestion of fluoride toothpaste [LINK]
    (04/01/2012)
    dotIFR Review: Raltitrexed plus temozolamide for metastatic neuroendocrine tumour of unknown primary [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: Bevacizumab for diabetic macular oedema [LINK] (registration required)
    (04/01/2012)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Telaprevir for chronic hepatitis C [LINK]
    (23/12/2011)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost calculator 2011 [LINK] registration required
    (21/12/2011)
    dotMedcines Q&A: IV aminophylline conversion to oral doses [LINK]
    (19/12/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Hyperglycaemia in ACS; Ticagrelor for ACS December 2011 [LINK]
    (19/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Brentuximab vedotin for multiple relapsed Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (19/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Sunitinib for untreated retroperitoneal paraganglioma [LINK] (registration required)
    (19/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Anakinra for adult-onset Still’s disease [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: Bevacizumab for recurrent central retinal vein occlusion and primary anti phospholipid syndrome [LINK] (registration required)
    (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]
    (15/12/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Pirfenidone for idopathic pulmonary fibrosis [LINK]
    (15/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Serotonin syndrome [LINK]
    (13/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium and vitamin D supplements for patients with peanut allergy [LINK]
    (05/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating depression in Parkinson's disease [LINK]
    (02/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Levothyroxine and liothyronine for hypothyroidism [LINK]
    (01/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Selective internal radioembolisation therapy with Yttrium-90 for hepatocellular carcinoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (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: Rituximab for Anca-associated systemic vasculitis [LINK](registration required)
    (01/12/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine plus rituximab for relapsed CLL [LINK] (registration required)
    (01/12/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Parenteral benzylpenicillin for syphilis [LINK
    (01/12/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter November 2011 updates [LINK]
    (28/11/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Pasireotide for Cushing’s disease [LINK
    (28/11/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Nutrition support in adults November 2011 [LINK
    (25/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in coronary heart disease [LINK]
    (25/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hot flushes in men with prostate cancer [LINK]
    (24/11/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Aclidinium for COPD [LINK] (registration required)
    (24/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Methotrexate and penicillin interaction [LINK]
    (23/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Information on drugs in diving [LINK]
    (21/11/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: World AIDS day [LINK
    (21/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium and vitamin D supplements for vegetarians and vegans [LINK]
    (21/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IV co-trimoxazole in fluid restricted patients [LINK]
    (18/11/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for undifferentiated spondyloarthropathy [LINK] (registration required)
    (16/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Zanamivir for patients with renal impairment including those receiving renal replacement therapy [LINK]
    (16/11/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculopathy [LINK](registration required)
    (16/11/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Botulinum toxin for abuctor spasmodic laryngeal dysphonia [LINK](registration required)
    (15/11/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Collagenase clostridium histolyticum injection for Dupuytren’s contracture in adults [LINK]
    (11/11/2011)
    dotPresentation: Horizon scanning for managing medicines 2011 [LINK] (registration required)
    (11/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Horny goat weed for erectile dysfunction [LINK]
    (08/11/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter October 2011 updates [LINK]
    (08/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is dm+d? [LINK]
    (08/11/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Deferasirox for transfusion-dependent myelodysplastic syndrome [LINK](registration required)
    (08/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which injections can be given enterally? [LINK]
    (08/11/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines considered safe in acute porphyrias [LINK]
    (31/10/2011)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase list and free access list Oct 2011
    (28/10/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Retigabine; Thrombocytopenic purpura; Heavy menstrual bleeding October 2011 [LINK]
    (26/10/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating medication-overuse headache [LINK]
    (19/10/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for relapsing remitting MS, PsA, uveitis and sacroiliitis [LINK(registration required)
    (17/10/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fumaderm for psoriasis [LINK]
    (17/10/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low dose naltrexone for MS [LINK]
    (13/10/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antioxidants and zinc for age related macular degeneration [LINK]
    (13/10/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Denosumab for bone metastases from solid tumours [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)
    (06/10/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter September 2011 updates [LINK]
    (05/10/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold and 'Flu Season [LINK]
    (04/10/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Belimumab for SLE [LINK]
    (30/09/2011)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase list and free access list Sep 2011
    (29/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in patients taking methotrexate [LINK]
    (26/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Enteric coated aspirin to reduce GI adverse effects [LINK]
    (26/09/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Rituximab for mantle cell lymphoma [LINK]
    (26/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between triptans and SSRIs [LINK]
    (22/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Endocarditis prophylaxis for dental patients [LINK]
    (21/09/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Hypertension September 2011 [LINK]
    (21/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Inhaled iloprost and sildenafil for PAH associated with connective tissue disease [LINK(registration required)
    (21/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Lutetium octreotate for ileal carcinoid and liver metastases [LINK(registration required)
    (19/09/2011)
    dotResources for on-call pharmacists - East of England list [LINK]
    (16/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Bendamustine for relapsed Waldenstrom’s macroglobulinaemia [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.
    (16/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for chronic central serous retinopathy [LINK(registration required)
    (15/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of acute hypocalcaemia in adults [LINK]
    (12/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amifampridine and 3,4-diaminopyridine base for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in adults [LINK]
    (09/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous magnesium sulphate [LINK]
    (08/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Expiry dates on medicines [LINK]
    (07/09/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: National Eczema Week [LINK]
    (07/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Omalizumab for a 15-year-old with ABPA in cystic fibrosis [LINK] (registration required)
    (07/09/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Topotecan and cyclophosphamide for metastatic Ewing’s Sarcoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/09/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter August 2011 updates [LINK]
    (06/09/2011)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook - New Medicines September 2011 [LINK] (registration required)
    (05/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antibiotic choice and administration for colonised central venous catheters [LINK]
    (05/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: e-learning to support medicines management [LINK]
    (05/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: High-dose loperamide to reduce stoma output [LINK]
    (01/09/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Fampridine to improve walking in patients with MS [LINK]
    (01/09/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose conversions - magnesium sulphate injection [LINK]
    (31/08/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual Health Week [LINK]
    (30/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Tocilizumab for Giant Cell Arteritis [LINK(registration required)
    (26/08/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free lipid-regulating preparations  [LINK]
    (26/08/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Boceprevir for hepatitis C [LINK]
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Fulvestrant for second line treatment of metastatic breast cancer [LINK(registration required)
    (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: Tocilizumab for refractory adult onset Still's disease [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Ustekinumab for chronic plaque psoriasis streaks [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]
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for choroidal neovascularisation [LINK(registration required)
    (25/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Bortezomib re-treatment for relapsed MM [LINK(registration required)
    (24/08/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Stable angina August 2011 [LINK]
    (18/08/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Belimumab for SLE [LINK]
    (16/08/2011)
    dotUKMi 2011 workbook now available [LINK]
    (10/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Adalimumab for PHID syndrome [LINK(registration required)
    (09/08/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Naproxen/esomeprazole (Vimovo) [LINK]
    (05/08/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Tuberculosis July 2011 [LINK]
    (04/08/2011)
    dotBriefing document: Available vitamin D preparations [LINK]
    (04/08/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between warfarin and PPIs [LINK]
    (04/08/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amifampridine and 3,4-diaminopyridine base for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome in adults [LINK]
    (04/08/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter July 2011 updates [LINK]
    (04/08/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Immunoglobulin for non-paraneoplastic NMDA receptor encephalitis [LINK] (registration required)
    (29/07/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Eplerenone for NYHA class II chronic heart failure [LINK] (registration required)
    (29/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug interactions with horny goat weed [LINK]
    (29/07/2011)
    dotUKMi time-activity matrix for local centres [LINK]
    (27/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of calcium channel blocker-associated ankle oedema [LINK]
    (27/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free hormone replacement therapy [LINK]
    (26/07/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Bevacizumab plus capecitabine for the treatment of relapsed metastatic breast cancer [LINK] (registration required)
    (26/07/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Lenalidomide for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia/small lymphocytic lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (19/07/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Tapentadol
            -  Immediate release (Palexia)
    [
    LINK

            -  Prolonged release (Palexia SR) [LINK

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

            -  Alternatives to gycopyrronium and hyoscine  [LINK] 

    (01/07/2011)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - to purchase list and free access list June 2011
    (01/07/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous administration of potassium [LINK]
    (29/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Threadworms in pregnancy [LINK]
    (29/06/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Prednisone modified release (Lodotra) [LINK]
    (28/06/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Dementia awareness week [LINK]
    (27/06/2011)
    dotUKMi dental advisory resource highlighted in British Dental Journal [LINK]
    (24/06/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Peripheral arterial disease; Common mental health disorders June 2011 [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)
    (20/06/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Travel Health [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]
    (15/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Controlled drugs in dental practice [LINK]
    (15/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing in renal impairment [LINK]
    (15/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Do fish oils improve concentration and behavior [LINK]
    (13/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines to be avoided in 'sulfa-allergy' [LINK]
    (08/06/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Erlotinib for lung adenocarcinoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (08/06/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Etanercept for pyoderma gangrenosum [LINK] (registration required)
    (08/06/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for marginal zone B-cell lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/06/2011)
    dotUKMi tool to help implement the NPSA rapid response report on preventing fatalities from loading doses  [LINK]
    (06/06/2011)
    dotIFR Review: Pegfilgrastin for autoimmune neutropenia [LINK] (registration required)
    (03/06/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines to be prescribed by brand name [LINK]
    (02/06/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2011 updates [LINK]
    (02/06/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes week [LINK]
    (31/05/2011)
    dotSeminar: 37th UKMi Practice Development Seminar - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN  [LINK]
    (27/05/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Golimumab (TA220); Romiplostin (TA221); Substance misuse (CG120/52) May 2011 [LINK]
    (20/05/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG):  Exenatide once-weekly (Bydureon)  [LINK]
    (20/05/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG):  Fingolimod for relapsing-remitting MS  [LINK]
    (20/05/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free hormone replacement therapy  [LINK]
    (17/05/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ticagrelor  [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)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources - Resources to purchase list updated May 2011  [LINK] 
    (12/05/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Crushing tablets in a care home setting [LINK]
    (11/05/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Naproxen/esomeprazole (Vimovo) [LINK]
    (06/05/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 2011 updates [LINK]
    (06/05/2011)
    dotUKMi guidance: Second checking medicines information enquiries [LINK]
    (06/05/2011)
    dotUKMi guidance: Use of SMS/text message to inform enquirers when an answer is ready [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]
    (28/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Basic principles of homoeopathy [LINK]
    (28/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Nebulised heparin for cystic fibrosis [LINK]
    (21/04/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Drug treatment of Alzheimer's disease; Anaemia in CKD April 2011 [LINK]
    (14/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Temozolomide + irinotecan for refractory neuroblastoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (13/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Rituximab for Epstein Barr reactivation post-allogenic transplant for AML [LINK] (registration required)
    (13/04/2011)
    dotUKMi tool to help implement the NPSA RRR on preventing fatalities associated with loading doses [LINK]
    (11/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine in renal impairment [LINK]
    (11/04/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Depression awareness week [LINK]
    (11/04/2011)
    dotMedicine evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Dapagliflozin for type 2 diabetes [LINK] (registration required)
    (11/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between opioids and MAOIs [LINK]
    (07/04/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter March 2011 updates [LINK]
    (07/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Self-monitoring of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes [LINK]
    (07/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating acute hypermagnesaemia [LINK]
    (06/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Rituximab maintenance for nodular lymphocyte-predominant Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Infliximab for sympathetic ophthalmia [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Adalimumab for treatment of hidradenitis suppurativa [LINK]  (registration required)
    (06/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Bevacizumab or ranibizumab for best vitelliform macular dystrophy [LINK] (registration required)
    (06/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: Adalimumab for  uveitis associated with juvenile idopathic arthritis [LINK] (registration required)
    (05/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Alcohol and long-term methotrexate [LINK]
    (05/04/2011)
    dotIFR review: IVIG for solar urticaria [LINK]  (registration required)
    (04/04/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in renal failure [LINK
    (31/03/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Alcohol-use disorders March 2011 [LINK]
    (31/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Co-beneldopa: converting between preparations [LINK
    (31/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Taking gentamicin levels after once daily administration [LINK
    (31/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Use of secretin for autism [LINK
    (28/03/2011)
    dotIFR reviews: Interferon beta-1a for paediatric MS [LINK] (registration required)
    (28/03/2011)
    dotIFR reviews: Imatinib for locally advanced chordoma [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: 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]


  • (28/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Olive oil for cradle cap [LINK 
    (18/03/2011)
    dotIFR review: Rituximab for epidermolysis bullosa aquisita [LINK] (registration required)
    (17/03/2011)
    dotIFR review: Etanercept for Takayasu arteritis [LINK] (registration required)
    (14/03/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Bortezomib for mantle cell lymphoma [LINK]
    (14/03/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation: N-acetylcysteine for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis [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)
    (14/03/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Midodrine for orthostatic hypotension [LINK]
    (09/03/2011)
    dotMediicines Q&A: Levothyroxine and sea kelp [LINK]
    (07/03/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter February 2011 updates [LINK]
    (02/03/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (02/03/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Epoetin in Jehovah's Witness patients [LINK]

    (02/03/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (N&YRDTC): Ticagrelor [LINK]

    (02/03/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): New treatments for diabetic macular oedema [LINK]
    (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
    (22/02/2011)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Ivabradine for chronic heart failure [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Intravitreal beacizumab for inflammatory choroidal neovascularisation [LINK] (registration required)
    (22/02/2011)
    dotNICE Bites: Generalised anxiety and panic disorders Feb 2011 [LINK]
    (21/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Rituximab for Epstein Barr virus reactivation post-allogeneic transplant for AML [LINK] (registration required)
    (18/02/2011)
    dotBriefing document: Available vitamin D preparations [LINK]
    (17/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Tolvaptan for hyponatraemia [LINK] (registration required)
    (17/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Bevacizumab for neovascularisation following choroid rupture [LINK] (registration required)
    (17/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Yttrium-90-DOTA-octreoate for metastatic NET [LINK] (registration required)
    (17/02/2011)
    dotIFR review: Sildenafil for PAH secondary to bronchopulmonary aspergillosis [LINK] (registration required)
    (01/02/2011)
    dotThinking Ahead: Head lice - bug-busting day [LINK]
    (28/01/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter January 2011 updates [LINK]
    (27/01/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium sulphate converting between mg, % and mmol [LINK]
    (26/01/2011)
    dotApplications for the next UKMi Accredited MI Technicians Training Scheme are now open [LINK]
    (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
    (14/01/2011)
    dotPrescribing Outlook summary January 2011 [LINK] (registration required)
    (13/01/2011)
    dotNHS Evidence -Eyes on Evidence newsletter : including announcement of improved browsing for medicines-related content including NeLM  [LINK]
    (07/01/2011)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter December 2010 update [LINK
    (06/01/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acute hypomagnesaemia in adults [LINK]
    (05/01/2011)
    dotMI Professional development programme for advanced practice [LINK]
    (04/01/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IV paracetamol for pain [LINK]
    (04/01/2011)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Placement/removal of epidural catheters in patients on thromboprophylaxis [LINK]
    (29/12/2010)
    dotUKMi flu resource page relaunched [LINK
    (29/12/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Carbamazepine suppositories - dose and duration of use [LINK
    (29/12/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free antidepressants [LINK
    (24/12/2010)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2010 [LINK] (registration required)
    (23/12/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Potassium given by subcutaneous infusion [LINK]
    (21/12/2010)
    dotUKMi fact sheet for NHS Direct: Seasonal flu vaccine [LINK]
    (20/12/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: User survey results and index [LINK
    (10/12/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Gluten content of medicines [LINK
    (09/12/2010)
    dotIFR review: Pegvisomant [LINK] (registration required)
    (03/12/2010)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter November updates [LINK]
    (02/12/2010)
    dotUKMI headset guidance [LINK]
    (02/12/2010)
    dotUKMi resources for purchase list December 2010 
    (02/12/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in calcium supplements [LINK
    (30/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oxygen cylinders in nursing homes [LINK]
    (30/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of vitamin D to treat deficiency [LINK
    (29/11/2010)
    dotUKMi quick guide to revised guidance on complexity of enquiry levels [LINK]
    (25/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Continuous infusions of PPIs [LINK]
    (24/11/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: World AIDS Day [LINK]
    (23/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Phoning the UK Teratology Centre [LINK
    (17/11/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Nocturnal enuresis [LINK]
    (17/11/2010)
    dotBriefing document: Available vitamin D preparations [LINK
    (12/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants in patients with epilepsy [LINK]
    (08/11/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of black cohosh [LINK]
    (01/11/2010)
    dotUKMi tool to help implement the implement the NPSA rapid response report on omitted and delayed medicines [LINK]
    (28/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin K for obstetric cholestasis [LINK]
    (27/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: PGDs in dental practice [LINK
    (26/10/2010)
    dotIFR review: Bevacizumab for grade IV glioblastoma multiforme [LINK] (registration required)
    (26/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Evaluation (LCNDG): Bexarotete for refractory cutaneous T cell lymphoma [LINK
    (22/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Opioids in pregnancy [LINK]
    (22/10/2010)
    dotNICE Bites user survey. Tell us what you think [LINK]
    (21/10/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Hypertension in pregnancy [LINK]
    (18/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amlodipine and felodipine for hypertension and angina [LINK
    (15/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium and vitamin D for vegans/vegetarians [LINK
    (12/10/2010)
    dotPresentation: Horizon scanning for managing medicines 2010 [LINK] (registration required)
    (11/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium supplements and risk of MI [LINK]
    (11/10/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold and flu season 2010/11 [LINK]
    (05/10/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Problems with medicines during a heatwave [LINK]
    (29/09/2010)
    dotGuide to searching NeLM [LINK]
    (29/09/2010)
    dotUKMi briefing September 2010: Copyright [LINK
    (27/09/2010)
    dotBNF September Newsletter [LINK]
    (27/09/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Chronic heart failure [LINK]
    (27/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating drug-induced hypersalivation [LINK
    (21/09/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: National eczema week [LINK]
    (20/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Bisphposphonate and PPI interaction [LINK]
    (20/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Coenzyme Q10 for patients on statins [LINK
    (16/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: OCs in patients on hepatic enzyme inducing drugs [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: Antidepressants in coronary heart disease [LINK]
    (13/09/2010)
    dotIFR review: Intravitreal bevacizumab for inflammatory choroidal neovascularisation [LINK] (registration required) 
    (13/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines for acute mountain sickness [LINK]
    (13/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Excipients in calcium supplements [LINK
    (13/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines in acute porphyria [LINK]
    (13/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Managing dental patients on antiplatelets [LINK]
    (03/09/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Dienogest for endometriosis [LINK]
    (03/09/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IM injections in patients on warfarin [LINK]
    (03/09/2010)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter August updates [LINK]
    (03/09/2010)
    dotIFR Review: Use of plerixafor in children [LINK(registration required)
    (03/09/2010)
    dotIFR review: Sildenafil for pulmonary hypertension secondary to interstitial lung disease [LINK] (registration required)
    (03/09/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual health week [LINK]
    (03/09/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Aripiprazole for achizophrenia in adolescents [LINK]
    (02/09/2010)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook-New Medicines September 2010 [LINK] (registration required)
    (26/08/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Verapamil for cluster headaches [LINK]
    (26/08/2010)
    dotIFR Review: Rituximab for thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura [LINK(registration required)
    (23/08/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Prucalopride [LINK]
    (23/08/2010)
    dotMedicines in Cardiothoracics specialist MI service now available [LINK]
    (20/08/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Mixtard 30 discontinuation [LINK]
    (20/08/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Alcohol withdrawal; meningitis and meningococcal disease [LINK]
    (18/08/2010)
    dotIFR Review: IVIG for delayed hyperhaemolysis syndrome in sickle cell disease [LINK] (registration required)
    (18/08/2010)
    dotIFR Review: Gemcitabine, cisplatin and methylprednisolone for relapsed Hodgkin’s lymphoma [LINK] (registration required)
    (18/08/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences in US and UK drug names [LINK]
    (16/08/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Once weekly alendronate in men [LINK]
    (13/08/2010)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter  July 2010 updates [LINK]
    (06/08/2010)
    dotUKCPA Autumn Residential Symposium 19-21 November 2010  Information and registration
    (06/08/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium preparations for hypomagnesaemia [LINK]
    (05/08/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Travel health [LINK]
    (03/08/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Qutenza capsaicin patch [LINK]
    (03/08/2010)
    dotMedicine evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Paliperidone LA injection for schizophrenia [LINK] (Registration required)
    (29/07/2010)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources List (for purchase and free access) July 2010
    (29/07/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Buying medicines of the internet [LINK]
    (28/07/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Anticonvulsants and osteoporosis [LINK]
    (28/07/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Managing COPD July 2010 [LINK]
    (28/07/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Using CosmoFer total dose infusion [LINK]
    (28/07/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: PPIs and community acquired pneumonia [LINK]
    (07/07/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Bortezomib in relapsed multiple myeloma [LINK]
    (07/07/2010)
    dotDIAL, the national paediatric medicines information service, suspended from 1 July 2010
    (30/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Allergy to local anaesthetics in dentistry [LINK]
    (30/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low dose aspirin and gingko [LINK
    (29/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Evaluation (LCNDG): Plerixafor prior to BMT [LINK]
    (29/06/2010)
    dotNice Bites: LUTS in men & chronic consitipation in children June 2010 [LINK]
    (22/06/2010)
    dotUKMi guide to using NHS Evidence [LINK]
    (21/06/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Feverish illness and UTI in children [LINK]
    (17/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: 3,4-diaminopyridine vs amifampridine for LEMS [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]
    (03/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Sinemet shortages [LINK]
    (03/06/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes week [LINK]
    (03/06/2010)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LNDG): Denosumab for osteoporosis [LINK]
    (02/06/2010)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter May 2010 updates [LINK]
    (01/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A (UKCPA): NSAIDs with dabigatran or rivaroxaban [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 adults at extremes of body weight [LINK]
    (01/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A (UKCPA): Epidural catheters in patients on thromboprophylaxis [LINK]
    (01/06/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A (UKCPA): Thromboprophylaxis in patients on dual antiplatlets [LINK]
    (28/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines that need dose adjustment on stopping smoking [LINK]
    (27/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fluconazole 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: Drugs causing neuroleptic malignant syndrome [LINK]
    (27/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between ezetimibe and fibrates [LINK
    (27/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is neuroleptic malignant syndrome? [LINK]
    (20/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribinig in pregnancy [LINK
    (19/05/2010)
    dotNewDrugsOnline Newsletter April 2010 updates [LINK]
    (19/05/2010)
    dotMedicinesComplete Newsletter May 2010 [LINK]
    (14/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Malaria prophylaxis – what can be given to breastfeeding mothers?  [LINK]
    (14/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug treatment of inadequate lactation  [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral morphine to other oral opioids in adult palliative care [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conversion from oral morphine to fentanyl patches [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: World Asthma Day [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Vitamin E for ME/CFS [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Slow IV injection of 2g dose of flucloxacillin [LINK]
    (12/05/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Supply of medicines by dentists [LINK]
    (07/05/2010)
    dotUKMi Essential Resources List - Resources to purchase list updated May 2010  [LINK]
    (29/04/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Hay fever season [LINK]
    (28/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calculating the dose of Digibind [LINK]
    (28/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oils for photosensitivity [LINK]
    (20/04/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Neuropathic pain and ACS [LINK]
    (20/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins and alopecia [LINK]
    (20/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Statins and amnesia [LINK]
    (19/04/2010)
    dotNew Drugs Online newsletter March 2010 updates [LINK]
    (19/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Completing a yellow card [LINK
    (14/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Silver nitrate and tissue hypergranulation [LINK]
    (14/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Enteral feeding tubes and drug administration [LINK]
    (14/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between orlistat and levothyroxine [LINK]
    (14/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is St Mark's electrolyte solution? [LINK
    (14/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Aspirin for the prevention of VTE during long-haul flights [LINK]
    (13/04/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Depression awareness week [LINK]
    (09/04/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Aripiprazole for bipolar 1 disease [LINK]
    (08/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Miconazole oral gel and statins [LINK
    (06/04/2010)
    dotMHRA Drug Safety Update April 2010 [LINK]
    (01/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Calcium channel blockers for anal fissure [LINK]
    (01/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between calcium channel blockers [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
    (01/04/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug patents due to expire 2010-11 [LINK]
    (29/03/2010)
    dotMartindale Insight newsletter March 2010 [LINK]
    (29/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Erythromycin for prokinesis [LINK]
    (29/03/2010)
    dotBNF & BNFC newsletter March 2010 [LINK]
    (19/03/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Hypertension and atrial fibrillation [LINK]
    (17/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Melatonin for prevention of cluster headaches [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
    (09/03/2010)
    dotUKMi user survey questionnaire - Word version now available [LINK]
    (09/03/2010)
    dotThinging Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (09/03/2010)
    dotMHRA Drug Safety Update March 2010 [LINK]
    (08/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Converting from conventional to SI units [LINK]
    (05/03/2010)
    dotNew Drugs Online newsletter February 2010 [LINK
    (05/03/2010)
    dotUKMi essential resource list - March 2010 [LINK]
    (05/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Stability of clopidogrel in compliance aids [LINK]
    (05/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Breast feeding and herbal medicines [LINK  
    (04/03/2010)
    dotYellow card scheme: About the scheme in other languages [LINK]
    (02/03/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Tacrolimus preparations [LINK]
    (01/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral benzodiazepines [LINK]
    (01/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hydrocephalus shunts and dental prophylaxis [LINK]
    (01/03/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Fentanyl intranasal (Instanyl) [LINK]
    (01/03/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Cross sensitivity between penicillins and cephalosporins [LINK]
    (24/02/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Ratiograstim and Tevagrastim [LINK]  
    (23/02/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Eslicarbazepine [LINK]
    (19/02/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Modified release mesalazine [LINK]
    (18/02/2010)
    dotNICE Bites: Venous thromboembolism: reducing the risk [LINK]
    (18/02/2010)
    dotMedicines review (LNDG): Epiduo for acne [LINK]
    (18/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Arachis oil in medicines and peanut allergy [LINK]
    (15/02/2010)
    dotMHRA Drug Safety Update February 2010 [LINK]
    (15/02/2010)
    dotThe UKMi Essential resource lists have been revised; they now match the MiDatabank Master list [LINK]
    (10/02/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNCDG): Azacitidine for mylodysplastic syndromes [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low temperatures and 50% nitrous oxide/oxygen cyclinders [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Non-hormonal alternatives to antidepressants for hot flushes [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressants for menopausal hot flushes [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: 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]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Enteric vs uncoated prednisolone tablets [LINK]
    (05/02/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What are biosimilars? [LINK]
    (27/01/2010)
    dotMartindale Insight Newsletter Jan 2010 [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]

  • (22/01/2010)
    dotThinking Ahead: Head lice - bug busting [LINK]
    (15/01/2010)
    dotNice Bites: Long-acting reversible contraceptives [LINK]
    (15/01/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ingredients in foreign drugs with same brand name [LINK]
    (15/01/2010)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Continued trastuzumab following disease progression [LINK]
    (07/01/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Options for people unable to take tablets/capsules [LINK]
    (07/01/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences between brands of mesalazine [LINK]
    (04/01/2010)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Haem arginate in acute porphyria [LINK]
    (31/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oils for dyslexia [LINK]
    (24/12/2009)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost calculator 2009 [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
    (21/12/2009)
    dotHorizon scanning for managing medicines (a presentation linked to Prescribing Outlook-New Medicines) [LINK] registration required
    (18/12/2009)
    dotNice Bites: Respiratory tract infections [LINK]
    (17/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Serotonin syndrome [LINK]
    (16/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Equivalent doses of oral opiates [LINK]
    (16/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: High-dose loperamide to reduce stoma output [LINK]
    (16/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating threadworms in pregnancy [LINK]
    (16/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What is dm+d? [LINK]
    (11/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drugs and diving [LINK]
    (11/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NHS Direct advice on oseltamivir [LINK]
    (11/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NHS Direct advice on swine flu vaccine [LINK
    (11/12/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Golimumab [LINK]
    (09/12/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence: Eyes on Evidence issue 8  (free registration LINK)
    (09/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Do statins cause alopecia? [LINK]
    (08/12/2009)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2009 [LINK] (registration required)
    (07/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: PPIs in pregnancy [LINK]
    (04/12/2009)
    dotRisk issues with common information resources  [LINK] 
    (04/12/2009)
    dotMHRA Drug Safety Update December 2009 [LINK]
    (01/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating depression during breast feeding [LINK]
    (01/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating depression in Parkinson's disease [LINK]
    (01/12/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Herbal medicines in pregnancy [LINK]
    (30/11/2009)
    dotNice Bites: Depression [LINK]
    (20/11/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medication-overuse headache [LINK]
    (17/11/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Chronic ingestion of fluoride toothpaste [LINK]
    (13/11/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (NMP): Qlaira [LINK]
    (13/11/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Bowel cleansing solutions in renal impairment [LINK]
    (13/11/2009)
    dotUKMi clinical governance: Writing an audit report [LINK]
    (11/11/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Treatment of lipoatrophy [LINK]
    (11/11/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence: Eyes on Evidence issue 7  (free registration LINK)
    (11/11/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between St John's wort and hormonal contraception [LINK]
    (04/11/2009)
    dotUKMi Essential resource list update Nov 09 [LINK]
    (03/11/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing patients with renal impairment (Update) [LINK]
    (30/10/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence Release 2 launched. Contact your regional MI for a guide to extra features and functionality
    (30/10/2009)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LNDG): Raltegravir (Update) [LINK]
    (28/10/2009)
    dotUKMi Training Workbook Tutor's Guide - update now available (registration required) [LINK]
    (26/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oseltamivir in renal impairment (Update) [LINK]
    (26/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fumaderm for psoriasis [LINK]
    (19/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Low dose naltrexone for MS (Update) [LINK]
    (19/10/2009)
    dotNHS Direct Fact Sheet: Swine flu vaccination [LINK]
    (19/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: St John's Wort in breastfeeding mothers [LINK]
    (19/10/2009)
    dotNice Bites (Oct 09): Atopic eczema in children [LINK]
    (19/10/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence: Eyes on Evidence issue 6 (free registration LINK)
    (19/10/2009)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LCNDG): Topotecan for NSCLC unsuitable for CAV therapy [LINK]
    (13/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: List of lactose-free medicines [LINK]
    (09/10/2009)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold and flu season [LINK
    (09/10/2009)
    dotUKMi essential resouce list updated [LINK]
    (09/10/2009)
    dotMedcines Q&A: IV aminophylline conversion to oral doses (Update) [LINK
    (09/10/2009)
    dotNICE Bites: Lipid modification - amended [LINK]
    (07/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Using statins in renal impairment (Update) [LINK
    (05/10/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Ulipristal (ellaOne) [LINK
    (05/10/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free HRT preparations (Update) [LINK]
    (29/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescibing for lactose intolerant adults (Update) [LINK]
    (28/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: NHS Direct information on oseltamivir (Update) [LINK]
    (28/09/2009)
    dotThinking Ahead: National eczema week [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)
    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]
    (28/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which injections can be given enterally? [LINK]
    (15/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: GI bleeding with SSRIs [LINK]
    (15/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Chondroitin 
  • adverse effects [LINK]
  • drug interactions [LINK]

  • (15/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Preservative-free prostaglandin eye-drop [LINK]
    (10/09/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence: Eyes on evidence issue 5 (free subscription LINK)
    (10/09/2009)
    dotMedicinesComplete newsletter Sep 2009 [LINK]
    (10/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antioxidants + zinc for age related macular degeneration (Update) [LINK]
    (09/09/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Taking levels after once-daily gentamicin [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)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LNDG): Topitecan for advanced cervical cancer (Update) [LINK]
    (04/09/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Tolvaptan for hyponatraemia [LINK]
    (04/09/2009)
    dotMedicnes Q&A: Continuous infusion of PPIs (Update) [LINK]
    (04/09/2009)
    dotNTIS drug use in pregnancy summaries (Toxbase registration required
  • propranolol [LINK]
  • labetalol [LINK]
  • atenolol [LINK]
  • ribavirin [LINK]

  • (01/09/2009)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook-New Medicines Sep 2009 (Registration required) [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)
    dotThinking Ahead: Sexual health week [LINK]
    (30/08/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conceiving after antimalarials [LINK]
    (30/08/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Magnesium sulphate given subcutaneously (Update) [LINK]
    (21/08/2009)
    dotNICE Bites Aug 09: Lipid modification [LINK]
    (21/08/2009)
    dot UKMi 'Resources for purchase' list updated  [LINK]
    (21/08/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Fentanyl preparations for breakthrough cancer pain [LINK
    (21/08/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Endocarditis prophylaxis for dental patients (Update) [LINK]
    (19/08/2009)
    dotUKMi Workbook 6th edition now available - registration required [LINK]
    (13/08/2009)
    dotNHS Evidence - Eyes on Evidence Issue 4 now available (free subscription LINK)
    (13/08/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Does warfarin interact with oseltamivir or zanamivir? [LINK]
    (10/08/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Ofatumumab for CLL (registration required) [LINK]
    (24/07/2009)
    dotStockley’s Herbal Medicines Interactions now available through MedicinesComplete
    (16/07/2009)
    dotBNF e-newsletter: July issue available [LINK]
    (16/07/2009)
    dotNice Bites: Added to NICE shared learning database [LINK]
    (16/07/2009)
    dotNICE Bites July 09: Low back pain and stroke [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]
    (09/07/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Capecitabine and oxaliplatin for oesopho-gastric cancer [LINK]
    (07/07/2009)
    dotNICE Bites June 09: Type 2 diabetes [LINK]
    (06/07/2009)
    dotUKMi guidance - Risk issues with common resources used by UKMi  [LINK]
    (06/07/2009)
    dotUKMi Pandemic flu guidance - Prioritising work  [LINK]
    (06/07/2009)
    dotUKMi Pandemic flu guidance - Availability of regional centres  [LINK]
    (03/07/2009)
    dotUKMi essential resource list: resources with free access
    (03/07/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Cyclizine in myocardial infarction [LINK]
    (02/07/2009)
    dotMartindale Insight e-newsletter [LINK]
    (01/07/2009)
    dot35th UKMi Practice Development Seminar - Edinburgh.  17-18 September 2009. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
    (29/06/2009)
    dotNICE Bites: Glaucoma and diarrhoea & vomiting in children [LINK]
    (29/06/2009)
    dotNHS CoreContent: JAMA archive now extends back to 1883
    (28/06/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Epoetin for Jehovah Witness patients [LINK]

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

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

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

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

    (18/03/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Prolonged release (PR) oxycodone & naloxone [LINK]
    (18/03/2009)
    dotEnquiry answering guidelines 2009 - updated version  [LINK]
    (18/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Health and medicines advice for patients using the internet  [LINK]
    (13/03/2009)
    dotNICE Bites: ADHD, Z-drugs for the management of insomnia, depression and anxiety [LINK]
    (12/03/2009)
    dotNLH 4.5 deployed. Release notes available [LINK]
    (12/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: St Mark's electrolyte solution [LINK]
    (11/03/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LCNDG): Recombinant TSH following surgery for thyroid cancer [LINK]
    (10/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Are tricyclic antidepressants safe in breast feeding? [LINK]
    (10/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: On-line resources to support HPV immunisation [LINK]
    (09/03/2009)
    dotNHS copyright licence renewed in England [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
    (06/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of folic acid used with methotrexate in RA (update) [LINK]
    (03/03/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Acitretin in renal impairment (update) [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.
    (28/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines unsuitable for generic prescribing in primary care [LINK]
    (28/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between ezetimibe and fibrates [LINK]
    (23/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Ophthalmic chloramphenicol - Is it safe in breastfeeding  [LINK]
    (13/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Health and medicine information internet sites for patients [LINK]
    (12/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Saliva substitutes - selecting and prescribing (update) [LINK]
    (11/02/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Fondaparinux for acute coronary syndromes [LINK]
    (11/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between opioids and MAOIs [LINK]
    (11/02/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Trabectedin for soft tissue sarcoma [LINK]
    (06/02/2009)
    dotThinking Ahead: Contraceptive awareness week [LINK]
    (04/02/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IV co-trimoxazole in fluid restricted patients [LINK]
    (30/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Basic principles of homoeopathy (update) [LINK]
    (26/01/2009)
    dotMedicine Q&A: Salbutamol to treat hyperkalaemia [LINK]
    (26/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Continuous infusion of PPIs (update) [LINK]
    (23/01/2009)
    dotUKMi Specialist service on HIV/AIDS - specification and use of service  [LINK] 
    (22/01/2009)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Dronedarone for AF [LINK]
    (22/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Potassium by subcutaneous infusion (update) [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]
    (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]
    (16/01/2009)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LNDG): Botulinum toxin type A (Xeomin) [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]
    (14/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Finding SPCs not on the eMC [LINK]
    (14/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Corticosteroids for adrenal insufficiency and risk of osteoporosis [LINK]
    (09/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Saliva substitutes - selecting and prescribing (update) [LINK]
    (09/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Managing depression during breast feeding [LINK]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Use and care of spacer devices [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: 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 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]
    (07/01/2009)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Proton pump inhibitor use during breast feeding (update) [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]
    (03/12/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Topotecan for advanced cervical cancer [LINK]
    (01/12/2008)
    dotThinking ahead: World AIDS day [LINK]
    (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)
    dotMedicines evaluation: Lacosamide as adjunctive therapy for partial seizures [LINK]
    (01/12/2008)
    dotHorizon scanning: Prescribing Outlook-National Developments (registration required) [LINK]
    (13/11/2008)
    dotUKMi 2008 practice development seminar: posters now available
    (28/10/2008)
    dotMedicine evaluation (LNDG):  Rivaroxaban [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)
    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]
    (28/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Academic detail aid on C. difficile infection [LINK]
    (28/10/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Colesevelam [LINK]
    (21/10/2008)
    dotThinking ahead: Cold and 'flu season [LINK]
    (17/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Cross-sensitivity with penicillins and cephalosporins [LINK]
    (17/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dosing patients on renal replacement therapies (update) [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
    (13/10/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Sapropterin (Kuvan) [LINK]
    (07/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine - drug interactions. (Update) [LINK]
    (07/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine - what are the adverse effects? (Update) [LINK]
    (07/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: What are the excipients in calcium supplements? (Update) [LINK]
    (03/10/2008)
    dotUKMi Exec contribute to the Transcom blog
    (03/10/2008)
    dotDavid Erskine, Director of the London & South East Medicines Information, is the new chair of UKMi Exec
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treating allergic rhinitis during pregnancy (Update) [LINK]
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hypersalivation - can glycopyrronium be used? (Update) [LINK]
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hypersalivation - can hyoscine hydrobromide be used? (Update) [LINK]
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hypersalivation - alternative treatment options (Update) [LINK]
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Parenteral benzylpenicillin for syphilis [LINK]
    (02/10/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hypersalivation - available drug treatments (Update) [LINK]
    (30/09/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Prasugrel for acute coronary syndrome managed with PCI [LINK] (registration required)
    (23/09/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Biosimilar filgrastim (Ratiograstim) for neutropenia [LINK]
    (23/09/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Melatonin PR (Circadin) for primary insomnia in adults [LINK]
    (09/09/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can people on low-dose aspirin take gingko? [LINK]
    (09/09/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral bisphosphonates in patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (02/09/2008)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - New Medicines 2008 NOW AVAILABLE (registration required)
    (02/09/2008)
    dotHorizon scanning for managing medicines (a presentation linked to Prescribing Outlook-New Medicines) [LINK]
    (02/09/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: How should IV potassium chloride be administered? [LINK]
    (02/09/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Porphyria [LINK]
    (02/09/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Lactose-free lipid-regulating preparations [LINK]
    (29/08/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: National Eczema Week [LINK]
    (22/08/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Glucosamine use in renal impairment [LINK]
    (22/08/2008)
    dotUser guide: The new NeLM [LINK]
    (22/08/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicine considered safe in acute pophyria (Update) [LINK]
    (12/08/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Sorafenib for hepatocellular carcinoma [LINK]
    (07/08/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Verapamil for prevention of cluster headache [LINK]
    (07/08/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Interaction between bisphosphonates and PPIs [LINK]
    (06/08/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (UKMi): Lidocaine & tetracaine medicated plaster (Rapydan®) [LINK]
    (05/08/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Dagibatran for prevention of VTE [LINK]
    (05/08/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Fentanyl buccal tablets [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: Treatment of intermittent allergic rhinitis in pregnancy (Update) [LINK]
    (31/07/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Prescribing for pregnant women (Update) [LINK]
    (18/07/2008)
    dotUpdated pre-registration pharmacist training template now available [LINK]
    (09/07/2008)
    dotUKMi 2007 seminar: posters now available [LINK]
    (03/07/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Methylnaltrexone [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. 
    (23/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IM triamcinolone (Kenolog) for the treatment of hay fever [LINK]
    (23/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Allergy to local anaesthetic agents used in dentistry [LINK]
    (23/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: The sodium content of medicines (Update) [LINK]
    (23/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Special patient groups and NRT (Update) [LINK]
    (23/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Product and formulation-related factors when selecting NRT (Update) [LINK
    (17/06/2008)
    dotIn-Focus: ACCORD and ADVANCE trials [LINK]
    (10/06/2008)
    dotMedicines evaluation (LNDG): Sorafenib for hepatocellular carcinoma [LINK]
    (10/06/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antidepressant of choice in ischaemic heart disease (Update) [LINK]
    (07/06/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: Diabetes Week [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: How should antidepressants be discontinued? (Update) [LINK]
    (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)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Glucosamine hydrochloride (Alateris) [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: 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: Summary of changes in updated BTS/SIGN asthma guidelines [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotIn-focus: Metabolic adverse effects of atypical antipsychotic agents [LINK]
    (30/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which antidepressants interact with alcohol? (Update) [LINK]
    (19/05/2008)
    dotUKMi Practice Development Seminar - Call for Posters - information and poster submission details  NEW
    (19/05/2008)
    dotUKMi Practice Development Seminar - 18/19 September 2008Outline programme now available. 
    (08/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dose of IV fluorescein sodium in renal impairment or renal replacement therapy. Update [LINK]
    (08/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Choice of antidepressant in patients with epilepsy (Update) [LINK]
    (08/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is it safe to have amalgam fillings placed or removed if breastfeeding? (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: Why can't OTC topical hydrocortisone be used on the face? (Update) [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can fish oils protect against photosensitivity disorders? (Update) [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotNew product evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Vildagliptin in type 2 diabetes [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: National Allergy Week [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is it unlawful to chew 'khat' in UK hospitals? (Update) [LINK]
    (01/05/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Does paracetamol interact with antibiotics? (Update) [LINK]
    (24/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can dentists supply medicines? [LINK]
    (21/04/2008)
    dotNew product evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Sugammadex [LINK] (Registration required)
    (18/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Risk of serotonin syndrome with concomitant use of tramadol and SSRIs (Update) [LINK]
    (18/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Drug treatment of inadequate lactation (Update) [LINK]
    (11/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Do patients undergoing dental procedures need endocarditis prophylaxis? [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: Factors to be considered when prescribing for lactose intolerant adults [LINK]
    (11/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is there a lactose-free hormone replacement therapy? (Update) [LINK]
    (08/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Heparin vs. saline flushes to maintain patency of indwelling intravascular catheters/cannulae [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: Equivalent doses of oral morphine and other opioid analgesics in adult palliative care (Update) [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment options for drug-induced hypersalivation (Update) [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is there an interaction between erythromycin and statins? (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: Fentanyl iontophoretic transdermal system (Ionsys®) [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Rivastigmine transdermal patch for the symptomatic treatment of Alzheimer’s dementia [LINK]
    (04/04/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Can oral fluconazole be used during pregnancy? (Update) [LINK]
    (18/03/2008)
    dotNew Medicines Profile: Zoledronic acid (Aclasta) for osteoporosis [LINK]
    (22/02/2008)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (NPC/UKMi): Rivaroxaban for VTE prevention following orthopaedic surgery (registration required) [LINK]
    (22/02/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: No smoking day [LINK]
    (22/02/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Use of levothyroxine combined with liothyronine for hypothyroidism (Update) [LINK]
    (13/02/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between phenytoin capsules and tablets [LINK
    (04/02/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Differences between mesalazine brands Update [LINK]
    (04/02/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Converting from IV aminophylline to oral aminophylline/ theophylline [LINK]
    (04/02/2008)
    dotIn-Focus: Cardiovascular outcomes among patients on atorvastatin and simvastatin [LINK]
    (04/02/2008)
    dotThinking Ahead: Contraceptive awareness week [LINK]
    (31/01/2008)
    dotEilish Smith, Chair of UKMi Executive, has been awarded the accolade of Northern Ireland's  'Hospital Pharmacist of the Year 2007'
    (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. 
    (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
    (25/01/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Combining ACI inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor antagonists [LINK]
    (23/01/2008)
    dotTherapeutic class summary: Antimuscarinic drugs for overactive bladder syndrome [LINK]
    (04/01/2008)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of herbal medicines in breast feeding women [LINK]
    (20/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antibiotic prophylaxis for dental patients with hydrocephalus shunts Update [LINK]
    (20/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Paediatric dose of oral isosorbide dinitrate/mononitrate? [LINK]
    (10/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Fish oil supplements in dyslexia - is there evidence of benefit? (Update) [LINK]
    (10/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Proton pump inhibitors during pregnancy? (Update) [LINK]
    (07/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Nausea and vomiting during pregnancy [LINK]
    (07/12/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Progesterone for the prevention of postnatal depression [LINK]
    (30/11/2007)
    dotEssential resource list - updated November 2007 to include the LactMed database
    (26/11/2007)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - Cost Calculator 2007 (password required) [LINK]
    (16/11/2007)
    dotEnquiry answering guidelines - a resource and training tool that can be adapted for local use.
    (16/11/2007)
    dotHorizon scanning presentation (slides and workshop activities) to support the Prescribing Outlook series.
    (08/11/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which pharmacological agents prevent acute mountain sickness? [LINK]
    (08/11/2007)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - National Developments 2007/2008 (Registration required) [LINK]
    (08/11/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Suitable COC for patient on carbamazepine or phenytoin. Update [LINK]
    (02/11/2007)
    dot33rd UKMi Seminar Proceedings [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
    (30/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Oral prednisolone and IV hydrocortisone - equivalent dose Update [LINK
    (30/10/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi/NPC): Ramelteon for primary insomnia (registration required) [LINK]
    (26/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is it safe to take herbal medicines during pregnancy? [LINK]
    (26/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Dangers of chronic fluoride tootpaste ingestion in adults [LINK]
    (26/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Which nebulisers solutions are compatible? Update [LINK]
    (26/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Evidence for use of low dose naltrexone in multiple sclerosis Update [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]
    (18/10/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP): Paliperidone prolonged release [LINK]
    (18/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Is metformin safe to use in patients with heart failure? [LINK]
    (16/10/2007)
    dotEssential resource list for MI services - updated October 2007. Includes PCF3 and limks to new monographs for the Neonatal Formulary.
    (04/10/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Amlodipine and felodipine m/r - how do they compare in hypertension and angina? [LINK]
    (27/09/2007)
    dot33rd UKMi one-day seminar - updated programmes now available [LINK]
    (19/09/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Administering haem arginate in the management of acute porphyria [LINK]
    (17/09/2007)
    dotThinking Ahead: Cold & 'Flu season [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]
    (31/08/2007)
    dotPrescribing Outlook - New Medicines 2007 has been published and is available via NeLM (password required) [LINK]
    (31/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Saliva Substitutes: Choosing and prescribing the right product - partial update. [LINK]
    (31/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Antioxidants and zinc for age-related macular degeneration - update. [LINK]
    (31/08/2007)
    dot33rd UKMi One-day Seminar - 31st October 2007.  Updated programme now available [LINK]
    (28/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Comparison of doxazosin XL with standard doxazosin [LINK]
    (28/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Medicines considered safe for use in the acute porphyrias [LINK]
    (24/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Coenzyme Q10 supplementation to reduce risk of statin-induced myotoxicity update [LINK]
    (24/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Difference between 'wet' and 'dry' inhaled sevoflurane update [LINK]
    (13/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Interaction between warfarin and proton pump inhibitors [LINK]
    (13/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Conversion between doxazosin formulations [LINK]
    (09/08/2007)
    dotUKMi Workbook - 5th Edition (2007) now available online (password required)
    (08/08/2007)
    dotEssential resource list for MI services - updated August 2007. Revision to complementary medicine, pregnancy and psychiatry texts.
    (02/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between monoamine oxidase inhibitors and SSRI or tricyclic antidepressants [LINK]
    (02/08/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Switching between tricyclic, SSRI and related antidepresants [LINK]
    (30/07/2007)
    dot33rd UKMi one-day seminar. Programme and call for posters now available [LINK]
    (26/07/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Strontium ranelate in patients with renal impairment or on renal replacement therapies? [LINK]
    (24/07/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP): Testosterone patch (Intrisa) - update
    (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.
    (18/07/2007)
    dotNew Medicines Profiles: template and writing guidelines updated July 2007
    (06/07/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: IV disodium pamidronate for patients with renal impairment [LINK]
    (04/07/2007)
    dotUKMi audit report template - updated July 2007 [LINK]. Major revision of risk management section
    (26/06/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP): Darifenacin
    (18/06/2007)
    dotGood practice guidance - Peer review [LINK]
    (18/06/2007)
    dotGood practice guidance - Records management [LINK]
    (13/06/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A Abidec® Multivitamin Drops and peanut allergy [LINK]
    (07/06/2007)
    dotUKMi conference 2006 poster presentations [LINK]
    (04/06/2007)
    dotSurgical management of the primary care dental patient on warfarin - updated 2007 [LINK]
    (29/05/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Continuous infusions of proton pump inhibitors  [LINK]
    (29/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP):  Exenatide for type 2 diabetes [LINK]
    (29/05/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Identification of medicines from abroad  [LINK]
    (29/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (NPC/UKMi):  Sitagliptin for type 2 diabetes (update) [LINK]
    (11/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP): Erdosteine
    (11/05/2007)
    dotSurgical management of the primary care dental patient on antiplatelet medication [LINK]
    (03/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (NPC/UKMi):  Sitagliptin and Vildagliptin for type 2 diabetes [LINK]
    (03/05/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Treatment of depression with depression-induced hyponatraemia  [LINK]
    (03/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (RDTC): Darifenacin for overactive bladder syndrome
    (03/05/2007)
    dotEssential Resources for enquiry answering - list updated May 2007 - available in Word and PDF formats
    (03/05/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Limit on the dose and duration of use for carbamazepine suppositories  [LINK]
    (03/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (UKMi NMP):  Lidocaine Medicated Plaster (Versatis) [LINK]
    (03/05/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LNDG): Hedrin® and Lyclear® Spray Away for the treatment of head lice
    (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 
    (24/04/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Safety of codeine in breastfeeding mothers  [LINK
    (24/04/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Basic principles of homoeopathy  [LINK
    (24/04/2007)
    dotNew Medicines Evaluation (NMP): Testosterone Patch (Intrinsa®) for female hypoactive sexual desire disorder [LINK]
    (02/04/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Glucosamine - drug interactions [LINK]
    (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 - adverse effects  [LINK]
    (02/04/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Choice of saliva substitute  [LINK]
    (02/04/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LNDG):  Lanthanum carbonate (Fosrenol) - update
    (02/04/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (NMP):  Varenicline for smoking cessation
    (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]
    (02/04/2007)
    dotReview (LNDG):  Triptorelin & GnRH Analogues
    (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 
    (26/02/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LNDG): Entacavir for chronic hepatitis B
    (26/02/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Interaction between grapefruit juice and statins  [LINK] 
    (26/02/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LNDG): Comparison of bisphosphonates for osteoporosis
    (26/02/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (NMP): Grass pollen allergen extract (Grazax)
    (14/02/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Fish oil supplements - effects on concentration and behaviour in children [LINK]
    (14/02/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Treatment of depression in Parkinson's disease [LINK]
    (14/02/2007)
    dotTherapeutic Class Summary: 5-HT1 agonists (triptans) for migraine in adults
    (06/02/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A:  Dosing patients on renal replacement therapies - 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 with renal impairment - factors for consideration [LINK]
    (29/01/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LCNDG): High dose imatinib and sunitinib for resistant gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST)
    (29/01/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Subcutaneous magnesium sulphate [LINK]
    (29/01/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Medicines safe in patients with acute porphyria (update) [LINK]
    (29/01/2007)
    dotNew Product Evaluation (LNDG): Tigecycline (update)
    (23/01/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Proton pump inhibitors for treatment of reflux in a breast-feeding mother [LINK]
    (23/01/2007)
    dotMedicines Q&A: Hypersalivation
  • Treatment options [LINK]
  • Treatment with hyoscine hydrobromide [LINK]
  • Treatment with glycopyrronium [LINK]
  • Alternative treatments [LINK]

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