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An independent safety review into the epilepsy medication, sodium valproate, is now officially open and has put out a 'call for evidence' from those affected by the drug.
We have been advised by the pharmaceutical company Pfizer that there is likely to be a shortage of Epanutin (phenytoin) oral suspension from the end of October through to December. The chewable and injectable versions of the medication are not affected.
Specialist doctors in the UK will be able to prescribe cannabis-based medicines from 1 November, now a change in the law has been laid in Parliament.