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British National Formulary (BNF) 76

76 (September 2018)

Published jointly by BMJ Publishing Group Ltd and Royal Pharmaceutical Society

Compiled with the advice of clinical experts and continually updated to reflect the latest evidence from credible sources worldwide, the new edition of the British National Formulary 76 (BNF) provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines. Access to the latest edition of the BNF is vital for healthcare professionals, as it reflects current best practice as well as legal and professional guidelines relating to the uses of medicines.

Significant new content updates include:

  • New guidance on endometriosis.
  • Updated guidance on acute sinusitis, chronic asthma, country recommendations for malaria prophylaxis, and cystic fibrosis.
  • New drug monographs including benralizumab, guselkumab, midostaurin, niraparib, ocrelizumab, tenofovir alafenamide, tivozanib, and tramadol with dexketoprofen.
  • New safety information about mycophenolate mofetil and mycophenolic acid with updated contraception advice for male patients, and valproate medicines now contraindicated in women and girls of childbearing potential unless conditions of Pregnancy Prevention Programme are met.
  • Updated advice about alendronic acid, ibandronic acid, risedronate sodium and zoledronic acid for treating osteoporosis and raloxifene for the primary prevention of osteoporotic fragility fractures in postmenopausal women.
  • Significant dose changes including the initial dose for erectile dysfunction and neurogenic erectile dysfunction for Viridal® Duo (alprostadil), bosutinib and olaparib doses in renal impairment, candesartan cilexetil clarification of maximum dose in heart failure, and chloroquine clarification of dose equivalence statement and dosing for rheumatoid arthritis and systemic discoid lupus erythematosus.

British National Formulary (BNF) 76

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  • ISSN 9780857113382
  • ISBN 978 0 85711 338 2
  • Published Sep 2018
  • Paperback
    210 x 148mm (1640pp)

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