Monday Feb 20, 2023

Penicillin allergy, lecanemab and Alzeimer’s disease, a new oral contraceptive and statins for all

In this podcast, James Cave (Editor-in-Chief) and David Phizackerley (Deputy Editor) talk about the March 2023 issue of DTB. They discuss incorrect penicillin allergy labels and ways that these can be corrected ( They review clinical trial results for lecanameb in early Alzheimer's disease ( and also talk about a new combined oral contraceptive that contains estetrol and drospirenone ( They begin by discussing a proposal from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence to lower the threshold for offering statins for primary prevention. The contact address for the DTB team is

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