MHRA Drug Safety Update: October 2023

A new Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) Drug Safety Update (Vol 17 Issue 3 October 2023) has been published and includes articles on:

  • Isotretinoin (Roaccutane▼): introduction of new safety measures, including additional oversight of the initiation of treatment for patients under 18 years of age
  • #MedSafetyWeek November 2023: your Yellow Card report helps to improve patient safety
  • Valproate: dispense full packs of valproate-containing medicines
  • Letters and medicine recalls sent to healthcare professionals in September 2023.

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