Ototoxicity associated with aminoglycoside class of medicines – MHRA drug safety update

Aminoglycosides are potent, broad-spectrum class antibiotics which act by inhibition of bacterial protein synthesis. These are traditional antibacterial medications for gram-negative bacterial infections. Antibacterial medicines coming under this class of ‘aminoglycosides’ are gentamicin, amikacin, tobramycin, and neomycin. Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) – United Kingdom regulatory health authority released a drug safety update

An increased risk of postpartum haemorrhage associated with SSRI/SNRI antidepressant medicines

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) and serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRI) are antidepressant class of medications used in the treatment of depression. They act by increasing the levels of serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain for therapeutic effect. United Kingdom health authority – Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) released a drug safety

Stimulant Laxatives-Safety Update from UK Health Authority- MHRA

Stimulant Laxatives-New Safety Measures by MHRA-UK

New Measures for the Safety Use of Stimulant laxatives Stimulant laxatives are medicines used in the treatment of constipation (infrequent bowel moments). These class of medicines stimulates intestinal motility by promoting secretion of water into the bowel which in turn facilitates bowel movements. The OTC medicines available in the UK market are bisacodyl (such as

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