This is a common question that is asked a lot. Often if you ask two different pharmacists, “Can you use … More 𝐂𝐚𝐧 𝐘𝐨𝐮 𝐔𝐬𝐞 𝐃𝐢𝐜𝐥𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐜 𝐆𝐞𝐥 𝗪𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐃𝐢𝐜𝐥𝐨𝐟𝐞𝐧𝐚𝐜 𝐓𝐚𝐛𝐥𝐞𝐭𝐬?
Which INCS do you recommend? And why? A pharmacy student recently asked if I could write about this. The short … More Which Intranasal corticosteroids (INCS) to recommend? Who nose!
There is confusion. A fibre confusion. Question, which fibre supplement is clinically indicated to treat constipation? A) Psyllium (Metamucil®) B) … More Not ALL fibres are bulk-forming laxatives
One of the first things we learn and remember about NSAIDs (e.g. ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen and mefenamic acid) is they … More NSAIDs and Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
From what I’ve seen, the most common “system” most health professionals’ use is, you warn on a few common AEs … More What adverse effects (AEs) do you choose to counsel on?
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“𝘈 𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘵𝘭𝘦 𝘣𝘪𝘵 𝘰𝘧 𝘥𝘪𝘢𝘳𝘳𝘩𝘰𝘦𝘢 𝘪𝘴 𝘯𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘭, 𝘪𝘧 𝘪𝘵’𝘴 𝘴𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘦, 𝘴𝘦𝘦 𝘺𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘥𝘰𝘤𝘵𝘰𝘳.” Most examiners will only give you … More 𝐀 𝐒𝐮𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐄𝐚𝐬𝐲 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭 𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐀𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐬.
Understanding the name: There are a plethora of abbreviations used in the medical world. Some are commonly accepted and others … More Understanding the name: H2 antagonist.
Imagine this common scenario. A patient asks, “Do you have something to treat my chesty cough?”Can you straight away picture … More What is a chesty cough?
Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) (Ursofalk ®) is used to treat forms of cholestatic liver disease (CLD). Example: primary biliary cirrhosis, primary … More Ursodeoxycholic acid & Cholesterol-lowering medicines.