MHRA

BUCCOLAM (midazolam) Oromuscosal Solution Pre-filled Syringes

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)   yesterday released an advisory note for users to exercise caution when using this product as the translucent tip-cap sometimes remains on the syringe tip when pulling the red cap off nessesitating manual removal. Further information is available  here

Topical miconazole and warfarin interaction higlighted

This week the MHRA published  a reminder about the potential drug interaction between miconazole and warfarin in their monthly. The MHRA have chosen to highlight this safety issue following a Patient Safety Notice issued in Wales last month (link below) which describes a fatality in a patient on warfarin who was prescribed miconazole oral gel…