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Drug Safety Update - June 2009

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has published Drug Safety Update for June 2009 (PDF).

This issue contains stop press information about a potential interaction between clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors, counterfeit NovoFine® needles and hepatitis risk from incorrect use of lancet devices. Drug safety advice covers the following areas:

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