News - 07 Jul 2014
BNF for Children 2014-2015 now published
The BNF for Children (BNFC) 2014-2015 has now been published. The BNFC provides essential practical information to all healthcare professionals involved in the prescribing, dispensing, monitoring and administration of medicines to children.
The BNFC 2014-2015 has been revised and revalidated to reflect changes in product availability, emerging safety concerns and shifts in clinical practice. Significant updates include:
- Revised dose and monitoring requirements for gentamicin in neonatal sepsis
- Safety restrictions on the use of codeine, domperidone, and metoclopramide
- Significant dose changes to amoxicillin, ampicillin, paracetamol, metronidazole, and naloxone.