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British National Formulary (BNF) 79

79 (March 2020)


Published jointly by BMJ Publishing Group Ltd and Royal Pharmaceutical Society

The British National Formulary (BNF) is the first choice for concise medicines information. Trusted by healthcare professionals across the world to support confident decision-making at the point of care.
The new edition (BNF 79) provides up-to-date guidance on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines, plus legal and professional guidelines and is a must have on any bookshelf.

Extensive content updates in the BNF 79 edition include:

New Monographs added on

• Renoxitin® [cefoxitin] for complicated urinary tract infections and pyelonephritis
• Ledaga® gel [chlormethine] for mycosis fungoides
• Ondexxya® [andexanet alfa] for reversal of apixaban or rivaroxaban in life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding
• Epidyolex® [cannabidiol] for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and seizures associated with Dravet syndrome [adjunctive treatment with clobazam]
• Rizmoic® [naldemedine] for opioid-induced constipation.

MHRA advice on
• Febuxostat (Adenuric®): increased risk of cardiovascular death and all-cause mortality in clinical trial in patients with a history of major cardiovascular disease
• Pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron®): rare risk of pigmentary maculopathy
• Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) (conjugated oestrogens (equine) and estradiol): further information on the known increased risk of breast cancer with HRT and its persistence after stopping.

Dose changes including Magnesium sulfate: Change to additional dose for seizure recurrence in pre-eclampsia and eclampsia.
Updated guidance on Vaccines in-line with Public Health England recommendations

BNF 79 is an essential reference guide on any bookshelf, it provides you with:
- Up-to-date information on prescribing, dispensing, and administering medicines
- Authoritative, independent guidance on best practice enabling you to select safe and effective medicines
- Information, you know you can trust for quality, reliability and independence
- Everything you need at your fingertips, all in one book

British National Formulary (BNF) 79

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  • ISBN 9780857113658
  • Published Mar 2020
  • Paperback
    210 × 148 × 36½ mm (1768pp)

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