The MIMS website is updated constantly, providing the latest prescribing information along with essential prescribing news and resources.
MIMS quarterly print publication
The MIMS book is published every quarter and is sent free of charge to the practice addresses of all UK-based GPs who complete our online registration form .
If you have already registered and need to change your mailing address, please call 0845 136 93 16 or email firstname.lastname@example.org including your name, surgery address and GMC number.
Other relevant healthcare professionals may subscribe to MIMS by emailing email@example.com .
The mobile-friendly online version of MIMS contains additional resources and registration provides GPs with free access to the drug database and full range of prescribing resources.
MIMS online content
- MIMS drug database : search up-to-date drug information for over 3000 branded and generic products, including indications, doses, side effects, interactions, contraindications and warnings. Browse drugs by therapeutic area or manufacturer or use the search box to extend your search to tables, guidelines and news.
: the latest updates affecting prescribing including new drugs, product changes and guideline updates.
- Drug shortages tracker : constantly updated list of products reported to be out of stock in the UK, designed to help you avoid prescribing products that are out of stock.
- Quick reference tables : exclusive clinical and comparison tables for quick look-up, including HRT preparations and antidepressant switching advice.
- Clinical guideline summaries : at-a-glance synopses of national treatment guidelines.
- Visual guides to diabetes and respiratory devices : pictorial resources to help you compare and recommend suitable options.
Further information about MIMS
GPs have reported shortages of ranitidine following recall of products over concerns of contamination with a potential carcinogen.
Some patients with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis are being exposed to steroid doses greater than recommended by guidelines, a new UK study suggests.
Patients taking high-dose statins who are at increased risk of osteoporosis should be monitored more frequently, according to researchers who have found a dose-dependent link with the bone condition in these individuals.
The government has banned exports of HRT products and authorised pharmacists to switch fluoxetine prescriptions, as part of its efforts to combat the growing problem of drug shortages.
A 5-day course of flucloxacillin may be sufficient to treat some cases of cellulitis, according to newly published NICE antimicrobial prescribing guidance.
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