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Company appeals to retain temazepam capsules

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 16 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:659

The manufacturers of temazepam capsules, R P Scherer, are to appeal against a High Court judge's ruling in Britain last week that the health secretary was acting within his powers when he banned doctors prescribing the gel filled capsules on the NHS. Stephen Dorrell added the capsules to the list of drugs that doctors are prohibited from prescribing on the NHS in the wake of what the judge described as …

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