This section lists details of new information added to the MHRA website.
18 Dec 2014 | Class 2 medicines recall (action within 48 hours): Ebixa 5mg/pump actuation 50ml and 100ml bottle manufactured by Lundbeck Limited
Lundbeck Limited is recalling specific batches of Ebixa 5mg/pump actuation 50ml and 100ml bottles because of a fault with some of the pump devices which may result in suboptimal dosage of the product.
18 Dec 2014 | Medical device alert: IW900-series infant warmers - Risk of serious injury to the infant in the warmer
(Fisher and Paykel Healthcare) Heater head may partially detach due to manufacturing fault where the nut securing the heater head may break. (MDA/2014/048)
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17 Dec 2014 | MHRA Christmas and New Year opening times
MHRA will be closed between 4pm on Wednesday 24 December and 10am on Monday 29 December.
17 Dec 2014 | Press Release: Faulty insulin pens recall
People with diabetes who use insulin pens manufactured by Owen Mumford are today being warned by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to check if they have an affected lot. If they have a pen from the list of affected lots, then they should stop using them and receive a replacement at the earliest opportunity.
17 Dec 2014 | Medical Device Alert: Autopen insulin pen injection devices manufacturerd by Owen Mumford Ltd (MDA/2014/047)
This medical device alert has been issued due to the risk of hyperglycaemia, which could lead to immediate and long-term deterioration of health.
16 Dec 2014 | Drug Safety Update: December 2014 (Volume 8, Issue 5)
Drug Safety Update is essential reading for all healthcare professionals, bringing you the very latest information and advice to support the safer use of medicines.
11 Dec 2014 | Pharmacies asked to support drug driving campaign
Department for Transport has issued a press release calling on pharmacies to support a new year campaign to help customers understand the changes to drug driving legislation coming into force in March 2015.
This medical device alert has been issued due to counterfeit ultrasound transducers having been supplied to 2 hospitals.
05 Dec 2014 | Medical Device Alert: Central Venous Catheters: Multicath Expert 5 Lumen (9.5FG/16cm) manufactured by Vygon (MDA/2014/045R)
This MDA has been reissued to amend the national supply code for England on page 2.