Regulatory News for November 2011

Regulatory News Archive

New approach to benefit-risk offers informed, tailored decision-making for non-prescription medicines New approach to benefit-risk offers informed, tailored decision-making for non-prescription medicines

As consumers and health systems move toward greater reliance on self-care, regulatory and clinical decision making should be improved through new tools to assess the unique benefits and challenges of self-care nonprescription [‘over-the-counter’, (OTC)] products, according to a new White Paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics.

‘Are you running on empty?’ New educational campaign launched to raise awareness of hypoglycaemia among drivers with type 2 diabetes and their healthcare professionals ‘Are you running on empty?’ New educational campaign launched to raise awareness of hypoglycaemia among drivers with type 2 diabetes and their healthcare professionals

A new educational campaign is being launched in the UK to educate people with type 2 diabetes on ‘hypoglycaemia’ and how it can be prevented and managed. The ‘Are You Running on Empty?’ campaign is collaboration between Diabetes Nursing Group, TREND, The Automobile Association (AA) and MSD Diabetes.