Medicine Recall Ventolin Accuhaler 200mcg (Salbutamol Sulfate)

Medicine Recall Ventolin Accuhaler 200mcg (Salbutamol Sulfate)

Medicine Recall Ventolin Accuhaler 200mcg (Salbutamol Sulfate) Glaxo Wellcome UK is recalling two Lots of Ventolin Accuhaler 200mcg because a manufacturing issue with these Lots has been identified which has resulted in a small number of units not delivering the full number of doses. Healthcare Professionals please take the following actions: Quarantine any affected stock […]

6-Year-Old Boy Denied Medicinal Cannabis Licence by UK government.

6-Year-Old Boy Denied Medicinal Cannabis Licence by UK Government.

6-Year-Old Boy Denied Medicinal Cannabis Licence by UK Government. Home Office denied the request for a medicinal cannabis licence for a 6-year-old boy to control his rare form of epilepsy. Alfie Dingley, from Kenilworth in Warwickshire, went to Netherlands to take a cannabis oil medication. Alfie was said to have responded to treatment. There was […]

Medicine Recall: Lipitor

Medicine Recall: Lipitor tablets (Atorvastatin)

Medicine Recall: Lipitor (Atorvastatin) 80mg film-coated tablets Medicine Recall: Lipitor¬† A Class 2 Medicine Recall: Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals is recalling three batches of Lipitor (Atorvastatin) 80mg film-coated tablets as a precaution. This is due to an out of specification result for microbiological testing during stability studies on a batch of the product which was not […]

Penicillin Allergy

Penicillin Allergy

Penicillin Allergy Read about the facts. There have been a large number of penicillin allergy cases reported however research showed not all cases are true drug induced allergy. Penicillin has been front line antibiotics for decades for treatment of minor to severe infection. Penicillin allergies are due to IgE-mediated reactions to penicillins reactive intermediates, called […]

Drug Interactions

Drug Interactions Pharmacists Should Know

Drug Interactions Pharmacists Should Know One of the major roles of a Pharmacist is to Clinically Screen a prescription before administering to the patient. This entails having a detailed view of the medication prescribed, and the suitability for the patient. Every patient is different, gender, age, disease progression, other co-morbidities therefore a need to have […]

Pre Reg Progress Report: How Do I Get Sign Off

Pharmacist Pre-Registration Training

Pharmacist Pre-Registration Training Pharmacist Pre-Registration Training scheme welcomed new batch of pharmacy students. The next 52 weeks is crucial and determines pharmacists success rate. There is so much vital experience and knowledge to gain during the year, this will shape individuals career paths. No one single book available that tells you all you need to […]