How paediatric doses are calculated

Calculating doses is one of the many challenges faced when using medicines in children. To complicate matters, some medicines need to be given 'off-label' when...

Big Visions: from pharmacy to charity work

After more than 20 years in pharmacy, Zimbabwe-born Simon Carroll MPS was ready for a change: he sold his nine pharmacies, completed a master’s...

Pharmacy Student of the Year announced for 2018

University of Canberra’s Ben Coghlan has won the 2018 PSA Pharmacy Student of the Year (PSOTY) Award, announced at the PSA18 gala dinner last...

Depression and complementary medicines

Around one in 16 Australians will suffer from depression at some time during their life.1,2 What evidence is there that complementary medicines such as S-Adenosyl-L-methionine...

Nitrofurantoin suspension

nitrofurantoin
Nitrofurantoin is a nitrofuran antibacterial1 that acts by inhibiting bacterial protein, DNA, RNA and cell wall synthesis.2

Minor Ailments Schemes: Pharmacy’s next major focus?

The implementation of a Minor Ailments Scheme (MAS) has major support in Australian pharmacy. Here’s why it’s needed – and how it’s going to...