Result: Risk Minimisation Materials for medicines starting with the letter L

Lariam

Roche Products Limited

Lariam (mefloquine) Checklist

Note: Refer to the 'Guide for Healthcare Professionals' for full information on the prescribing of Lariam prior to use of this checklist. This material is provided by Roche Products Ltd as a licence requirement for this medicine and forms part of the Risk Management Plan.

For Healthcare Professionals

Lariam (mefloquine) Guide for HCPs on side effects inc. neuropsychiatric events

This material is provided by Roche Products Ltd as a licence requirement for this medicine and forms part of the Risk Management Plan.

For Healthcare Professionals

Lariam (mefloquine) Patient Alert Card

This material is provided by Roche Products Ltd as a licence requirement for this medicine and forms part of the Risk Management Plan.

Lariam (mefloquine) Patient Alert Sheet

This material is provided by Roche Products Ltd as a licence requirement for this medicine and forms part of the Risk Management Plan.

Leflunomide

medac GmbH

Leflunomide medac - RMP Patient Leaflet

Risk Management Educational Material

Leflunomide medac - RMP Physician Leaflet

In addition to the Summary of Product Characteristics, this leaflet was developed by the marketing authorisation holder to inform you about all delicate issues potentially arising from Leflunomide medac therapy. Counselling patients on important risks associated with Leflunomide medac therapy and appropriate precautions when using the medicine is required.

For Healthcare Professionals

Lemtrada

Genzyme Therapeutics

Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) - Healthcare Professional (HCP) Guide - Risk Minimisation Information for Healthcare Professionals

This guide has been developed for prescribers and healthcare professionals (HCPs) involved in the care of patients treated with Lemtrada (alemtuzumab), to provide further information about the potential serious risks associated with the use of this medicine.

For Healthcare Professionals

Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) - Patient Alert Card - Risk Minimisation Information for Patients

The card should be provided to patients prior to treatment by the prescribing physician and is designed to alert other HCPs that the patient has been prescribed Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) and includes details on the associated risks of treatment and contact details of the prescriber.

Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) - Patient Guide - Risk Minimisation Information for Patients

The guide should be provided to patients prior to treatment by the prescribing physician and includes a description of the risks of treatment, guidance on what to do in the event of risks occurring including your doctors contact details and an overview of treatment monitoring.

Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) – Prescriber check list - Risk Minimisation Information for Healthcare Professionals

Describes required initial screening tests, pre-treatment vaccination course, premedication, general health, and pregnancy and contraception checks immediately before treatment and the subsequent monitoring activities.

For Healthcare Professionals

Levetiracetam

Actavis UK Ltd

Dear HCP: Risk of medication errors associated with overdose

The Dear Healthcare Professional letter covers the following safety concern: Levetiracetam containing products 100 mg/mL oral solution presentations: Risk of medication errors associated with overdose “Levetiracetam overdose can lead to serious adverse events, like depressed level of consciousness, respiratory depression and coma. In the cases where the cause of the reported accidental overdosing could be retrieved, it was either due to the use of an inappropriate syringe or the misunderstanding of the caregiver about how to properly measure the dose. Physicians should prescribe the recommended presentation of Levetiracetam oral solution with the appropriate syringe according to the age/bodyweight of the patient.”

For Healthcare Professionals

Accord Healthcare Limited

Dear HCP: Risk of medication errors associated with overdose

The Dear Healthcare Professional letter covers the following safety concern: Levetiracetam containing products 100mg/mL oral solution presentations: Risk of medication errors associated with overdose “Levetiracetam overdose can lead to serious adverse events, like depressed level of consciousness, respiratory depression and coma. In the cases where the cause of the reported accidental overdosing could be retrieved, it was either due to the use of an inappropriate syringe or the misunderstanding of the caregiver about how to properly measure the dose. Physicians should prescribe the recommended presentation of Levetiracetam oral solution with the appropriate syringe according to the age / body weight of the patient.”

For Healthcare Professionals

Levonelle

Bayer plc

Levonorgestrel 1500 mcg DHPC

Direct Healthcare professional communication, levonorgestrel-containing emergency hormonal contraception:new advice for users of hepatic-enzyme inducers

For Healthcare Professionals

Levonorgestrel Patient Sheet

Levonorgestrel emergency contraception: important information for women taking other medicines

Levonorgestrel

Lupin (Europe) Ltd

Advice for women taking Levonorgestrel tablets

Advice for women taking Levonorgestrel tablets Levonorgestrel 1.5mg Tabletsl PL35507-0126

Checklist for Pharmacists

Checklist for Pharmacists Levonorgestrel 1.5mg Tablets PL 35507-0126

Levonorgestrel DHPC

Direct Healthcare Professional Communication, Levonorgestrel-containing emergency hormonal contraception: new advice for users of hepatic-enzyme inducers

Levonorgestrel Patient Sheet

Levonorgestrel emergency contraception: important information for women taking other medicines. Some medicines or herbal remedies that contain the ingredient St. John's wort, might reduce how well levonorgestrel emergency contraception works. Tell the doctor, pharmacist or nurse if you are currently taking a medicine to treat any of the following, or if you have used one in the past 4 weeks: epilepsy, tuberculosis, HIV, a fungal infection, or if you have taken any herbal remedies that contain the ingredient St. John's wort.

THE BOOTS COMPANY PLC

Levonorgestrel 1500mcg DHPC

Direct Healthcare professional communication, levonorgestrel-containing emergency hormonal contraception: new advice for users of hepatic-enzyme inducers.

Levonorgestrel Patient Sheet

Levonogestrel emergency contraception: important information for women taking other medicines.

Levosert

Gedeon Richter (UK) Ltd

Levosert Instructions for use and handling

Levosert Instructions for use and handling for Healthcare Professionals

For Healthcare Professionals

Levosert Patient Card

Levosert Patient Card

For Healthcare Professionals

Levosert 'updates on risk of uterine perforation’

Direct Healthcare Professional Letter to inform prescribers of ‘updates on risk of uterine perforation’

For Healthcare Professionals

Lixiana

Daiichi Sankyo UK Limited

Lixiana (edoxaban) Patient Alert Card

Every patient prescribed Lixiana will receive a Patient Alert Card in the medication pack. This will inform doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals about the patient’s anticoagulation treatment, along with emergency contact details. Encourage patients to have this card with them at all times and to show it to healthcare professionals prior to any consultation or procedure. Patients should be reminded of the importance of compliance to their treatment regimen, the need to watch for signs and symptoms of bleeding and when to seek medical advice. Patient Alert Cards are available from MedInfo@daiichi-sankyo.co.uk or by calling 08000285122.

Lixiana (edoxaban) Prescriber Guide

This risk minimisation material has been developed for Lixiana for all indications. Please ensure that you are familiar with this material as it contains important safety information. In particular, it is aimed at increasing awareness about the potential risk of bleeding during treatment with Lixiana and providing guidance on how to manage that risk.

For Healthcare Professionals