Eyes and vision, Guidance

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Shortage of acetazolamide 250mg prolonged-release capsules (Advanz/Teva)

9 April 2020This memo advises on alternative treatment options during the shortage of acetazolamide prolonged release capsules.

Guidance on In Use Shelf Life for Eye Drops and Ointments

16 December 2019This document takes a risk based approach to assigning the in- use shelf life for eye drops used in UK hospitals based on the risks…

Shortage of Mitomycin-C Kyowa (all strengths)

7 November 2019UKMi with input from the Royal College of Ophthalmology and the National Clinical Director for Cancer at NHS England and Improvement, has drafted clinical advice…

Chloramphenicol: is it safe in breastfeeding?

15 March 2019This updated Medicines Q&A discusses the safety of the antibiotic, chloramphenicol (systemic and ophthalmic), in breastfeeding women.