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!
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Not ALL fibres are bulk-forming laxatives
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
NSAIDs and Heavy Menstrual Bleeding
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
What adverse effects (AEs) do you choose to counsel on?
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?
Eye Drop – Counselling Tip
“Are you on any other medicines?” This is one of the most common question, health professionals, ask when patients start … More Eye Drop – Counselling Tip
𝐀 𝐒𝐮𝐩𝐞𝐫 𝐄𝐚𝐬𝐲 𝐂𝐨𝐮𝐧𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐏𝐨𝐢𝐧𝐭 𝐅𝐨𝐫 𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐀𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐛𝐢𝐨𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐬.
“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: H2 antagonist.
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.
What is a chesty cough?
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 & Cholesterol-lowering medicines.
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.
UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) Medicines & The Interaction You Need To Know.
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.