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Recall of ranitidine

16 October 2019

A medicine called ranitidine, which is used to treat conditions such as acid reflux in children, has been recalled by some manufacturers because of concerns that it may contain low levels of an impurity called NDMA. This is a voluntary precautionary measure whilst the MHRA – the organization responsible for the safety of medicines in the UK – assesses the situation.

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How far we have come!

4 July 2019

July 1999

Twenty years ago, a ground-breaking new book was published by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the Neonatal Paediatric Pharmacists Group (NPPG).

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"As a parent/carer you want to be confident you’re doing it correctly with accurate information and not putting your child at risk."
Leanne Cooper

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