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antidepressants


How can pharmacists improve the use of antipsychotics and other medicines, particularly mirtazapine, in residential aged care? This is part two of a focus on the use of antipsychotics and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Real-world evidence for the effectiveness of vitamin D supplementation in reduction of total and cause-specific mortality A UK cohort study has …

But swansong General Practice Insights Report shows lipid-modifiers close behind in total prescriptions overview Antidepressants made up the largest proportion of medicines – including prescriptions and repeats – prescribed by …

Debbie Rigby outlines the latest research news and developments Antidepressants in adolescence In adolescence, antidepressants are second-line treatment options after psychological therapy for anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder. A concern …

Whether it’s simply asking, “Are you ok?”, making a referral, or optimising therapy, pharmacists can be the custodians of their patients’ mental wellbeing According to the National Health Survey, one …

Pharmacists have a crucial role in supporting patients living with depression by providing advice and counselling about pharmacological treatments and recommending various strategies to assist these people to improve their …

Weight gain as a side effect of medicines is an important fact in adherence to medication therapy or for people to seek alternative options to existing therapy, writes Carlene McMaugh …

Delirium has been linked to preoperative use of specific antidepressants and benzodiazepines in a new case-control study, with a strong case for pharmacists to deprescribe People who use antidepressants and …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Efficacy of a curcumin extract on gastrointestinal symptoms and intestinal microbiota An 8-week RCT of 79 adults with self-reported …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Efficacy and safety of low-dose colchicine in patients with coronary disease A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials indicates that …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Efficacy and safety of antidepressants for the treatment of back pain and osteoarthritis A systematic review and meta-analysis of …

Louis Roller takes a look at antidepressants available in Australia Depression is part of a group of conditions known as mood disorders (which may include elevation or depression of mood). …