MHRA Drug Safety Update August 2023

A new Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Drug Safety Update (Vol 17 Issue 1 August 2023) has been published and includes articles on:

  • Fluoroquinolone antibiotics: reminder of the risk of disabling and potentially long-lasting or irreversible side effects
  • Methotrexate: advise patients to take precautions in the sun to avoid photosensitivity reactions
  • Valproate: re-analysis of study on risks in children of men taking valproate
  • Letters and medicine recalls sent to healthcare professionals in Juky 2023.

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