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October 2016 Share this issue Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
I Welcome
Welcome to the October BNF eNewsletter.
This month's issue includes notifications of new drug monographs for tedizolid, brinzolamide with brimonidine, and rilpivirine. You'll also find details of updated NICE guidance on the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, and on the use of azacitidine in acute myeloid leukaemia.

See our BNF Case Study for a comprehensive study of the drug management of early breast cancer.
Kind regards,
BNF Team
I In this issue
Significant changes More >  
News More >  
How to purchase BNF More >  
Price reminder More >  
Drug safety update More >  
Feedback More >  
I Significant
This month's changes to the clinical content of these publications are described in two parts:

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
Azacitidine for treating acute myeloid leukaemia with more than 30% bone marrow blasts [NICE guidance]
For further information, see Azacitidine.
Tedizolid: new drug monograph
For further information, see Tedizolid.
Brinzolamide with brimonidine: new drug monograph
For further information, see Brinzolamide with brimonidine.
NICE technology appraisal update
- Donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine, and memantine for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
Other changes
To review other changes in BNF, click on changes.
BNF for Children Update
Rilpivirine: new drug monograph
For further information, see Rilpivirine.
Other changes
To review other changes in BNFC, click on changes.
I News
BNF Case study: The management of breast cancer
Our BNF Case study can help to improve your knowledge of the management of breast cancer.
BNF content - the journey to publication
Before the content you read in the BNF reaches you, it has undergone a rigorous journey of feedback, review and evaluation. This ensures that the information you rely upon is as authoritative and accurate as it can be. Find out more about the journey in our infographic here.
BNF Publications
Out now - BNF 72 and BNF for Children 2016-2017
Revised and updated with the latest clinical developments, the September edition of the BNF - BNF 72 - is now available. The 2016-2017 edition of BNF for Children was also published last month. For more information and to order your copies, see the box below.
BNF 72 and BNFC 2016-2017
Reminder: BNF - help from the CPPE
The CPPE has produced a practical guide to using the BNF, which you can access on their website here.
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
Drug Safety Update is a monthly newsletter from
the MHRA and Commission on Human Medicine.
Please follow this link to review this month's Drug Safety Update.
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