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What injections can be given orally or via enteral feeding tubes?

6 November 2020This 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…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs used in status epilepticus

5 November 2020Choice of treatment will be influenced by the clinical situation. The evidence for these drugs in breastfeeding is based on their longer-term use rather than…

Safety in Lactation: Sedative and analgesic peri-operative drugs

25 September 2020Benzodiazepines are used for premedication and for conscious sedation during surgery. Following short–term therapy (1-2 doses) for these indications, it is considered that breastfeeding can…

Who can supply or administer Controlled Drugs under the terms of a Patient Group Direction and under what circumstances?

8 September 2020The use of controlled drugs is regulated under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001. Not all professions listed…

Midazolam hydrochloride: syringe compatibility information for use during COVID-19

9 April 2020During COVID-19 mixing drugs in a syringe may be more necessary than normal.  For our background page on syringe compatibility during COVID-19 go here. Midazolam…

Midazolam

21 January 2016dm+d: 26800000

ARCHIVED NPSA Signal – Prevention of harm with buccal midazolam – February 2012

28 February 2012Key risks emerging from the review of serious incidents reported by the NHS to its National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) were shared in in…

ARCHIVED NPSA Alert – Reducing risk of overdose with midazolam injection in adults 2008

9 December 2008This page forms part of a resource on medication related patient safety alerts issued  by the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) between 2002 and 2012…