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  • 27 Jun 2017 - Drug Updates

Denosumab (Prolia, Xgeva▼): Risk of osteonecrosis of jaw and external auditory canal

Advise patients to report any ear pain, discharge from ear, or an ear infection during denosumab treatment.

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  • 16 Sep 2016 - Drug Updates

Levonorgestrel-containing emergency contraceptives: interaction with hepatic enzyme inducers

Concomitant CYP3A4 enzyme inducers reduce the efficacy of levonorgestrel

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  • 11 Jul 2016 - Drug Updates

Duavive (conjugated oestrogens/ bazedoxifene) approved for treatment of menopausal symptoms

Duavive (conjugated oestrogens/ bazedoxifene) is licensed for treatment of oestrogen deficiency symptoms in postmenopausal women

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  • 16 Jun 2016 - Drug Updates

Rare reports of Nexplanon (etonogestrel) implants reaching vasculature and lung

There have been rare reports of Nexplanon (etonogestrel) implants having reached the lung via the pulmonary artery

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