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100 days to FMD deadline

With 100 days to go before the February 9 deadline for the Falsified Medicines Directive, community pharmacies should not delay in ensuring they are FMD-ready, the National Pharmacy Association has said

MHRA no-deal Brexit consultation closes soon

The consultation deals with how legislation and regulatory processes would have to be modified in the event of the UK not securing a deal with the EU after the UK’s exit, with no implementation period

Some glucosamine products to be medicines

Products containing doses equal to or greater than 1178mg/day of base glucosamine will now be considered to be medicines, the MHRA has announced

EMA: Recalled valsartan could cause 1 extra cancer case per 5,000 patients

The European Medicines Agency has issued an update on its investigation into the health risks of taking valsartan medicines containing an impurity that may have carcinogenic potential

Medicines supply likely to be affected by late Brexit deal

Arrangements for medicines supply following Brexit may not be clear until “the 11th hour”

Diversion of diazepam down by more than 60 per cent

The MHRA claims that trading in diazepam 10mg has fallen as a result of its efforts to stop the illegal diversion of medicines to the black market

PAGB welcomes head lice treatment safety alert

It's important to reassure people that head lice treatments are appropriately safe when used correctly, PAGB said in its response

Which? investigation uncovers poor OTC practice

In an undercover investigation carried out by Which?, three in 10 pharmacies did not follow safety guidelines when making sales of OTC pain medicines

BBC reports on black market for Rx drugs

Criminal gangs are diverting hundreds of millions of pounds worth of prescription drugs into the black market, according to a recent File on 4 report

Green light for Viagra POM to P switch

With the MHRA’s approval of a POM to P switch for sildenafil, UK men will be able to access an ED medicine over the counter for the first time

Boots UK launches online ED clinic

Boots UK has announced it is to launch an online erectile dysfunction service, which the retailer says will be its biggest online pharmacy service to date

POM to P switch for Dovonex Psoriasis Ointment

The Royal Pharmaceutical society has welcomed the MHRA's decision to reclassify Dovonex Psoriasis Ointment as a Pharmacy medicine

POM to P switch for Nasonex Allergy Control

MHRA has announced the reclassfication of the allergic rhinitis medicine, shortly after the Maloff Protect POM to P switch was confirmed

Maloff Protect reclassified from POM to P

MHRA has announced the reclassification of antimalarial Maloff Protect from prescription only to a Pharmacy medicine

FMD should be at ‘minimum cost’ to contractors

The UK FMD Working Group for Community Pharmacy says the process, which comes into effect in 2019, should have minimal impact on pharmacy working practices

MHRA’s festive facts about fake medicines

A novel online advent calendar reveals a fact about counterfeit medicines each day until Christmas