Medicines

Mycophenolic acid GR launch

They are indicated in combination with ciclosporin and corticosteroids for acute transplant rejection.

New flu vaccine for over 65s

The new adjuvanted influenza vaccine boosts the immune response in adults aged 65 years and over, offering greater protection.

Thea Pharma ceases to market Teoptic

Thea Pharmaceuticals is withdrawing supply of Teoptic 2%.

Special requests

We take a look at recent developments in the specials market

Viagra and the hard facts

Steve Ainsworth reflects on a long road of quackery before the emergence of a potent product

Speedy specials

While many pharmacy teams appreciate that most specials products have overnight delivery, it seems not all do. Charles Gladwin reports

Patients need more education on headache management

Migraine & Headache Awareness Week is the ideal opportunity for pharmacy education push

OTC medications for hay fever

Alan Nathan reviews OTC management of hay fever

Treating indigestion with ranitidine and PPIs

Alan Nathan discusses non-antacid OTC indigestion treatments

Antacids analysis

Alan Nathan explains the latest thinking on the use of antacids

OTC management of migraine

Alan Nathan considers OTC medicines for migraine

Charles Gladwin reviews the generics market

Generics manufacturers are still having to respond to government and beyond

Oral problems

OTC Medicines Checklist covering oral problems

Hello Mary Jane

Steve Ainsworth examines the medicinal potential of a mind-altering substance with a long history

Oral Analgesics: Paracetamol

Alan Nathan considers oral analgesics based on paracetamol

Some specifics about specials

Pharmacists that prepare their own specials have just had new high standards set for them

Latest News

Save the date: 21 November!

A political campaigning day for community pharmacy is being organised.

PDA and NPA urge safety first in supervision debate

The PDA and NPA have jointly appealed to members of the Department of Health's Rebalancing Board to adopt a patient safe...

Opinion

Save the date: 21 November!

A political campaigning day for community pharmacy is being organised.

Popular Features

The ball's in whose court?

Professor Stephen Hawking served up an ace with his recent lecture on his concerns for the NHS.

Omron BP monitor to feature

The Omron M7 Intelli IT blood pressure monitor will be on display on Stand PF32.

Community Pharmacy IT Group is born

The inaugural meeting of the Community Pharmacy IT Group convened at the NPA.