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Preparation of Ready To Administer Medicines, COVID-19 Wave 2 Update

22 October 2020Ready To Administer (RTA) Medicines The provision of RTA medicines supports releasing time to care for nursing staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Guidance on the…

What issues should be considered in patients with peanut allergy requiring a medicine containing soya?

16 October 2020Peanut and soya belong to the same plant family, so there is concern about cross-sensitivity. This Medicines Q&A (updated April 2020) discusses the issues to…

Safety in Lactation: Intravenous anaesthetics

23 September 2020The effects of intravenous anaesthetics are short-lived. Levels of these drugs in milk are very low. It is therefore considered that breastfeeding can be resumed…

Propofol products: ambient stability during COVID-19

30 April 2020This page gives ambient stability information for Propofol products during COVID-19.  Information here should be used in conjunction with our general advice. Propofol 1g/100ml emulsion…

Propofol: syringe compatibility information for use during COVID-19

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