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Drug Safety Update, Issue 3

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has published Drug Safety Update Issue 3 (PDF).

This third issue contains the following drug safety advice articles:

In addition, this issue contains hot topics focussing on rare but serious risks posed by botulinum toxin products and cardiovascular safety and fracture risk update rosiglitazone and pioglitazone and a pointer to the prescribing update regarding hepatotoxicity with lumiracoxib.

Action: Clinicians will find this publication to be a useful review of current issues in drug safety.