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GSK recalls popular heartburn medicine Zantac: U.K. medicines watchdog

FILE PHOTO: The GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) logo is seen on top of GSK Asia House in Singapore, March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Loriene Perera (Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline Plc is recalling its heartburn medicine Zantac as a “precautionary measure” due to a probable cancer-causing impurity in the drug, Britain’s medicines watchdog said on Tuesday. The move follows the U.S.… Read More »

Pharmacists warn of a 'surge' in shortage of common medicines

Pharmacists say they are struggling to obtain many common medicines including painkillers and anti-depressants. This is leaving patients complaining of delays in getting hold of drugs and pharmacists paying over the odds for common medicines. The BBC has found there has been a big rise in the number of drugs on the “shortage of supply”… Read More »