Sedating antihistamines – Do they still have a role?

Antihistamines
Histamine is a centrally acting neurotransmitter, and a powerful stimulant of gastric secretion, bronchial smooth muscle constriction, and vasodilatation. Learning objectives   After reading this...

Nitrofurantoin suspension

Nitrofurantoin is a nitrofuran antibacterial that acts by inhibiting bacterial protein, DNA, RNA and cell wall synthesis. It is used in the treatment of uncomplicated lower...

Pharmacy profession calls for progress on prescribing

Momentum for pharmacist prescribing continues to grow, with a third of participants at a recent forum calling for the profession to move forward with...

Three in four pharmacies register with My Health Record

Almost a third of My Health Record-connected pharmacies have already reported using the system to avoid a potentially adverse event, according to new data...