Letters Sodium in drug formulations

EU rules on formulations containing sodium

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g1289 (Published 05 February 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g1289
  1. Joanne E McEntee, medicines information pharmacist1
  1. 1North West Medicines Information Centre, Pharmacy Practice Unit, Liverpool L69 3GF, UK
  1. joanne.mcentee{at}lrippu.nhs.uk

George and colleagues call for medicines regulatory agencies to deal with the sodium content of drugs and suggest that drugs should be labelled with their sodium content in the same way that food is.1 They note, incorrectly, that drug manufacturers are not required to label formulations containing sodium with their sodium …

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