Medicine is a broad and complex topic. Let’s simplify things, as much as possible.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀In Australia, ALL antipsychotic (e.g. olanzapine, haloperidol, … More Tug Of War: Dopamine Agonist VS. Antagonist.
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.
New second edition to help you prepare for the new 2021 oral exam format! Attention! Australian Intern Pharmacist. Are you … More Passing The Pharmacy Australia Intern Oral Exam: The easy way
In Australia, we treat UTIs with the following medicines: Trimethoprim Cephalexin Amoxycillin with clavulanic acid Nitrofurantoin Norfloxacin … More UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) Medicines & The Interaction You Need To Know.
Until Uni restarts, I think I’ll take a break from medicine information post. Because it’s the holidays and you’ve already … More Don’t Worry About Learning Styles. Use This Instead.
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs e.g. Nexium® & Pariet®) and histamine-2 (H2) antagonists (H2RAs e.g. Zantac®) are frequently used for … More Are PPIs & H2 Antagonists Causing Anaemia?
Do you know why melatonin (Circadin) is listed to have with food? Hint: the answer is not in your AMH … More Melatonin (Circadin) & Food.
Here’s an easy way to remember what happens when you have too much potassium. Increase POTassium can lead to a … More Potassium and Blood Pressure
Do you counsel on the onset of action? Nitrazepam (Mogadon and Alodorm) is a benzodiazepine commonly prescribed for sleep. Do … More Nitrazepam Onset Of Action
Glifozins cause an adverse effect that may confuse your patients. Do you what it is and how to best counsel … More Counselling the potential adverse effects of gliflozins (SGLT2 inhibitor)