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MHRA

Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority. An executive agency of the UK Department of Health which is responsible for ensuring that medicines and medical devices work, and are acceptably safe. It was created in 2003 from the merger of the Medicines Control Agency and the Medical Devices Agency.
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Taro UK has also been granted a marketing authorization by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency for Tarodent 0.2% Mouthwash, 0.2% w/v chlorhexidine digluconate (Tarodent Mouthwash).
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said there were concerns about some products, including Instant Slim and Sport Burner, being sold on websites and shipped around the world.
The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency said there were no report of side effects.
The UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is looking at evidence after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) launched an evaluation of Champix (called Chantix in the US).
Highlights included a 43% sales increase in blood volume substitute Volplex as against the first half of last year, and the granting of a licence by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency to supply unlicensed medicines.
EpiTan Limited (ASX: EPT, ADR: EPTNY, XETRA: UR9), Melbourne, Australia has announced that approval has been obtained from the UK's regulatory agency - The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) - to begin a human trial for a newly developed topical formulation for its melanin-inducing drug Melanotan.
The Chiron Corporation, which has a factory in Speke, supplies vaccines around the world but had its licence frozen for three months in October by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency, which cited problems with manufacturing.
He said the new Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency must show more clearly its independence from the industry.
The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has granted approval to United Kingdom-based Oxford BioMedica for the production of bulk drug material for investigational medicinal products at its new facilities, it was reported on Friday.
The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said there had been 198 applications for approval as part of the traditional herbal medicine registration scheme with 99 granted so far and the remainder under consideration.
But the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency said they had received no reports of the additives causing any adverse side effects.