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I Welcome
Welcome to the February BNF eNewsletter.
This month's issue features three new drug monographs that have been added to the BNF - Clevidipine, Blinatumomab and Idarucizumab.

It includes updated guidance on management of multiple sclerosis, management of food allergy and MHRA advice for an increased risk of exacerbation with Brimonidine gel. You will also find NICE technology appraisals for Dapagliflozin, Crizotinib, Nivolumab, Certolizumab pegol, Secukinumab, Aflibercept, Adalimumab and Apremilast.
Kind regards,
BNF Team
I In this issue
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I Significant
changes
This month's changes to the clinical content of these publications are described in three parts:

BNF and BNFC update should be read by all users
BNF update should be read by all users of the BNF
BNFC update should be read by all users of the BNF for Children
BNF 72 - BNFC 2016-2017
BNF Update
Multiple sclerosis: new guidance on management
For further information, see multiple sclerosis.
Brimonidine: Risk of exacerbation of rosacea (MHRA advice)
For further information, see brimonidine.
Clevidipine: new drug monograph
For further information, see clevidipine.
Blinatumomab: new drug monograph
For further information, see blinatumomab.
NICE technology appraisal update:
NICE technology appraisals that have been added to the BNF this month include:
Aflibercept for treating visual impairment caused by macular oedema after branch retinal vein occlusion
Apremilast for treating moderate to severe plaque psoriasis
Nivolumab for previously treated advanced renal cell carcinoma
Other changes
To review other changes in the BNF, click on changes.
BNF BNF for Children Update
Food allergy: updated guidance on management
For further information, see food allergy.
BNF for Children Update
Other changes
To review other changes in BNF for Children, click on changes.
I News
Reminder - help from CPPE with BNF 72
An interactive PDF e-learning programme from the Centre for Pharmacy Postgraduate Education (CPPE) will help you familiarise yourself with recommendations in BNF 72. It comprises of 10 practical case studies, and can be accessed here.
BNF 72
I How to purchase BNF
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I Monthly price update reminder
Prices of all branded medicinal products in the BNF and BNFC are now updated monthly. Prices of generic preparations of medicinal products are updated every 2-4 months, to coincide with print editions of BNF and BNF for Children. The BNF team keep price information up to date using data sourced from the NHS dictionary of medicines and devices (dm+d).
Drug Safety Update
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the MHRA and Commission on Human Medicine.
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