MHRA Drug Safety Update April 2021

A new Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Drug Safety Update (Vol 14 Issue 8 March 2021) has been published and includes articles on:

  • Polyethylene glycol (PEG) laxatives and starch-based thickeners: potential interactive effect when mixed, leading to an increased risk of aspiration
  • COVID-19 vaccines and medicines: updates for April 2021
  • Letters and drug alerts sent to healthcare professionals in March 2021 

To see the latest MHRA Drug Safety Updates in full, visit the website

Pharmacy owners are reminded of the requirement to complete the 2023 workforce survey, which is a mandatory requirement for all pharmacy owners. The survey will close on Sunday 17th December 2023.

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