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Recovery trial summary

The RECOVERY Trial   The Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 therapy (RECOVERY) trial is a randomized, controlled, open-label, adaptive, platform trial comparing a range of possible…

Dexamethasone and COVID-19

Key facts Dexamethasone has been shown to reduce mortality in hospitalised patients with COVID-19 that require mechanical ventilation, supplementary oxygen (see NHS England Clinical Guidance),…

Safety in Lactation: Corticosteroids

Fludrocortisone is used mainly for mineralocorticoid replacement in adrenocortical insufficiency. The other drugs in this group are used mainly for their anti-inflammatory, glucocorticoid activity, although…

Dexamethasone - Neofordex Product Safety Assessment

A UKMi Product Safety assessment on Neofordex 40mg tablets (dexamethasone) which describes the in-use medication safety considerations resultant from the products presentation or other pre-defined…

What injections can be given enterally?

This updated Medicines Q&A is a quick reference summary to different types of enteral feeding tubes, in relation to medication issues. Not all enteral feeding…
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