NICE has decided to not recommend Mayzent (siponimod) for use on the NHS as a secondary progressive multiple sclerosis treatment because its clinical trial did not directly compare it to interferon beta-1b.
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The UK government has approved dexamethasone to be available on the NHS, following clinical trials proving its efficacy at reducing the risk of death for COVID-19 patients.
The NHS is offering two contracts to pay pharma companies at the start of their research into antibiotics, to promote the development of new antimicrobials.
A pharmaceutical company director is now banned from holding a director role at any UK company for the next five years after making illegal arrangements.
Marie Manley and co-authors from Sidley Austin explain the updates to regulations in the EU and UK in light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, NICE, recommends the use of fremanezumab on the NHS for preventing chronic migraine.
The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has fined four companies in because of anti-competitive practices in the supply of nortriptyline.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has stated that combined use of the drugs pembrolizumab and axitinib is not recommended for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma in adults.