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Anal fissure: Rectogesic
Asthma: Alvesco
Athlete's foot: Lamisil once
Bacterial conjunctivitis: Optrex infected eyes
Bacterial infections: Clarosip
Depression: Cymbalta
Diabetes: Apidra
Enlarged prostate: Flomaxtra XL replaces Flomax MR
Epilepsy: Zonegran
Fungal nail infections: Curanail
HIV infection: Aptivus
HIV infection: Truvada
Migraine: Imigran recovery
Parkinson's disease: Azilect
Pain, inflammation: Seractil

Medicines with updated information
Cipralex - now licensed for generalised anxiety
Cordarone X tablets (amiodarone) - avoid grapefruit juice
Detrusitol - new cautions and interactions
Efexor and Efexor XL - updated safety advice
Exelon - now licensed for dementia in Parkinson's disease
Ezetrol - new interactions, warnings
Forsteo - not be used in bone cancer
Herceptin - now licensed for early breast cancer
Lamictal - new information about contraception
Livial - new cautions, warnings, contraindications
Lyrica - now licensed for generalised anxiety disorder
Meptid - cautions, contraindications and interactions updated
Mirapexin - now licensed for restless legs syndrome
Orap - new interactions
Palladone - new cautions and contraindications
Prograf - now licensed for preventing heart transplant rejection
Remicade - now licensed for ulcerative colitis
Singulair paediatric - extended license
Strattera - new cautions
Sustiva - new interaction
Tamiflu - now licensed for preventing flu in children
Transtec - patches can now be left on for four days

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