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NSAIDs


Stakeholders have suggested that NSAIDs could be moved to pharmacy-only in a bid to avoid interactions such as the “triple whammy” with diuretics and ACE inhibitors Macquarie University researcher Dr …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Risks and benefits of direct oral anticoagulants versus warfarin In this large prospective cohort study apixaban was found to …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Effect of cannabis use in people with chronic non-cancer pain prescribed opioids Findings from a 4 year prospective Australian …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Fall-Risk-Increasing Drugs Use of certain medications is recognized as a major and modifiable risk factor for falls. In this systematic review …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Changes in Prescribing Symptomatic and Preventive Medications in the Last Year of Life in Older Nursing Home Residents A …

Nearly three-quarters of pharmacists would like to see greater restrictions on the availability of ibuprofen, an AJP poll has revealed Following concerns expressed by pharmacists that Australians could be at …

Moderate use of the popular NSAID has been found to impact hormonal balance in healthy men, potentially leading to reduced libido, infertility, depressed mood and fatigue In the first in-depth …

With codeine-containing medicines going to prescription-only, has the time come to again restrict the sale of all ibuprofen products to pharmacies? Ron Batagol, PhC,FSHP,AGIA, Dip.Jnl. Pharmacist and Obstetric Medication and …

New figures suggest a third of Australians suffer from chronic pain, and many don’t have an effective plan to manage it With the February 2018 upscheduling of codeine looming, many …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Benzodiazepines, Z-drugs and the risk of hip fracture There is strong evidence that both BNZ and Z-drugs are associated with an …

We take a look back at the week in pharmacy There’s growing concern that when codeine-containing analgesics are upscheduled early next year, consumers may turn to ibuprofen to manage pain… …

Concerns over the health risks of NSAIDs have been raised repeatedly this year, with some asking why they are still available in supermarkets Several studies have been released this year …