Asthma Medications – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (4 of 7)
23
October

Asthma Medications – The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (4 of 7)

By Paul Henry / in , , , /

>>THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF ASTHMA MEDICINES– QUICK-RELIEF AND CONTROLLER MEDICINES. QUICK-RELIEF MEDICINES, SUCH AS ALBUTEROL, RELAX TIGHTENED MUSCLES IN THE AIRWAYS DURING A FLARE. QUICK-RELIEF MEDICINES SHOULD BE TAKEN ONLY AS NEEDED FOR ASTHMA SYMPTOMS. IF A CHILD NEEDS TO TAKE QUICK-RELIEF MEDICINES REGULARLY, IT IS A SIGN THAT THE ASTHMA IS NOT UNDER […]


MedTap: Cost of medications
16
September

MedTap: Cost of medications

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

in England there is a prescription charge for each item dispensed the cost of paying the prescription charge monthly can be expensive if you are taking lots of medicines certain adults do not have to pay the prescription charge this might be because of your age if you are receiving benefits if you are pregnant […]


Save on medicine bills with 1mg.com
15
September

Save on medicine bills with 1mg.com

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , /

Meet Rohit, who lives with his family in Delhi He always struggles to keep their medical bills and monthly budget in check He needed convenient access to medicines at best prices Then, he discovered 1mg health app He could now order medicines while understanding it’s side effects as well as find substitute medicines which could […]


My Mom Thought Medicines Were Evil
15
September

My Mom Thought Medicines Were Evil

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hey, I’m Chris, I’m 16 and my mom thought I was a rebellious teenager. You know why I was “rebelling”? Because she wouldn’t let me use any traditional medicine or get vaccinated. Wow, I’m such a rebel! But she doesn’t think that anymore, because I proved her wrong. Okay, so here’s the deal. When I […]


Disposal of Unused Medicines (January 2015)
07
September

Disposal of Unused Medicines (January 2015)

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , /

CAPT Kremzner: What do you do with medications that have not been used or are out of date? When they are no longer needed, it’s important to dispose of them properly to avoid harm to others. Hi, I’m Captain Mary Kremzner and this is Drug Info Rounds, brought to you by the pharmacists in the […]


Tips for Taking Medicines Safely
06
September

Tips for Taking Medicines Safely

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , /

Hi, I’m Dr. Carolyn Clancy, director of the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, or AHRQ. Whether you have a brief illness or an ongoing medical condition, medicines are meant to help you. And you can take steps to make sure that you get the right medicine and understand how to use it correctly. […]


Registered and listed medicines
01
September

Registered and listed medicines

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Registered or AUST-R and listed or AUST-L medicines. What to the labels on my medicines mean? Medicine labels tell you important information about the product you are buying – including how to use it, how to store it and the expiry date. They also show if your medicine is registered (AUST-R) or listed (AUST-L) Medicines […]


Minal Patel discusses prescription medication costs
01
September

Minal Patel discusses prescription medication costs

By Paul Henry / in , , /

the high cost of prescription drugs impacts patient health outcomes in profound ways this can prompt people to cut back on medicines take smaller doses not fill prescriptions entirely or even borrow medicines from their friends and family and this can impact health status increase hospitalizations and increase morbidity and mortality around disease we propose […]


Keeping medicines safe
29
August

Keeping medicines safe

By Paul Henry / in , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Your medicine is making you feel better … but no medicine is 100% safe, and you notice some side effects. You tell your doctor about them and she reports them to your national medicines authority. It then sends the information on to the European Medicines Agency, or EMA. EMA protects patients by making sure that […]