News - 07 Mar 2014
BNF 67 now published
The British National Formulary (BNF) 67 has now been published. The BNF provides up-to-date, practical guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines.
Some of the significant changes in this edition include:
- Updated advice on the withdrawal of benzodiazepines
- New MHRA advice on the safety of Metoclopramide - risk of neurological adverse effects
- Antiepileptic drugs - new advice on switching between different manufacturers' products for a particular drug
- Update on malaria prophylaxis recommendations for specific countries.