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Aug 23, 2018

In today’s show we’re discussing the contents of the May 2018 edition of the Therapeutics Today monthly newsletter produced by The National Medicines Information Centre (NMIC) based in St James Hospital Dublin. We’ll cover updates on sodium valproate (Epilim) and lyme disease. You can receive the newsletter online at, or by post, by sending your details to

I’m joined once more by Mary Teeling, Medical Advisor with NMIC.

This podcast aims to serve as an companion piece to the May 2018 Therapeutics Today newsletter, and we hope you find it of value. Please email any feedback and suggestions to

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NMIC Therapeutics Today Newsletters Online:

NMIC Management Bulletins: 


00:11 May 2018 Therapeutics Today Intro

01:13 Valproate - Teratogenicity "HPRA Epilim Page"

08:34 Lyme Disease Guidance

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1) NMIC Therapeutics Today Newsletter:

2) HPRA Valproate Page:

3) HSPC Lyme Disease Page:

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