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Please note that the materials in this site are intended for healthcare professionals working in the NHS.  Members of the public seeking advice on medicines should contact their GP, pharmacist or nurse, or contact NHS direct on 0845 46 47 or visit www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk.

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Although every effort has been made to ensure that materials published on these pages were accurate at the time of writing, we cannot guarantee that they continue to remain up to date, particularly as national guidance and clinical evidence is subject to ongoing change.  We do not accept any liability for the use made by of you of the information provided on these pages.  

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