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Pharmacist arrested for selling Covid-19 tests to public

A Croydon pharmacist has been arrested on suspicion of illegally selling Covid-19 testing kits and had £20,000 seized.

MHRA shuts down websites selling ‘bogus’ Covid-19 tests

A number of ‘bogus’ Covid-19 products are being sold on unauthorised websites, the MHRA has warned the public.

MHRA issues recall for stolen medicines fed back into supply chain

Nearly 40 different products listed in MHRA alert.

Coronavirus pharmacy tests spark debate

The company says there is strong interest in its £175 kits, but some pharmacists have been critical.

£10m worth of erectile dysfunction drugs seized in 2019

Unlicensed ED pills worth more than £10 million were seized in the UK in 2019.

Pharmacists asked to be vigilant for suspected vaping harm

Outbreak of vaping associated lung injury in the USA sparks alert in UK.

Pharmacy owner’s son jailed for selling controlled drugs

A pharmacy worker has been jailed for six years for illegally selling controlled drugs he purchased through his mother’s pharmacy.

New MHRA website for PILs and SPCs

New site provides information on SPCs, PILs and PARs

MHRA explores POM to P switch for the pill and HRT

MHRA looking at reclassification of HRT and OCs to Pharmacy medicines.

Fifth MHRA alert recalls more ranitidine products

This latest recall follows recalls of ranitidine products on 8 October, 17 October, 25 October and 19 November.

Google urged to crack down on fake medicine sites

Google and other search engines need to take more action against websites selling fake medicines, says an IP protection firm.

Raine replaces Hudson at MHRA

Dr June Raine is taking over Ian Hudson as interim chief executive of the MHRA pending a permanent appointment.

Drug reaction reports from community pharmacists fall

The number of reports from community pharmacists to the yellow card reporting system fell between 2018 and 2017.

Recall of paracetamol 500mg tablets

M&A Pharmachem has recalled batches of paracetamol 500mg tablets because of “a small number" of contaminated pots.

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

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