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Second-Generation Cephalosporins - What are they?

Cephalosporin generations have confused tens of thousands of students; their names and individual characteristics proving to be nothing other than a nexus of confusion. Here, we go some way toward clarifying what is otherwise an arcane subject. Whilst we are examining second generation cephalosporins here, you can find the other generations in the links below: [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Pharmacology Guides|0 Comments

First-Generation Cephalosporins – What are they?

Cephalosporin generations have confused tens of thousands of students; their names and individual characteristics proving to be nothing other than a nexus of confusion. Here, we go some way toward clarifying what is otherwise an arcane subject. Whilst we are examining second generation cephalosporins here, you can find the other generations in the links below: [...]

By | December 13th, 2016|Pharmacology Guides|0 Comments

Pharmacology Facts (4-9 December)

Each week we compile all the latest pharmacology facts released on our social media platforms. This is great pharmacology for students, as these facts are bite-sized, random, and often important facts that all students of medicine should commit to memory. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out our Facebook and Twitter feeds for [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Weekly Facts|0 Comments

Bacteriostatic Antibiotics – What are they!?

What are bacteriostatic antibiotics? Antibiotics (also referred to as ‘antibacterial drugs’) are drugs used in the treatment of bacterial infections. However, not all antibiotics work in the same way. In fact, their mechanisms and mode of action can differ quite significantly. One of the ways we can categorise antibacterial drugs is by assessing whether they [...]

By | December 9th, 2016|Pharmacy Blog|0 Comments

Iron Interactions with Drugs

What is iron? Most people receive enough iron through their diet; an essential mineral for red blood cells. In fact, almost three-quarters of the body’s iron can be found inside red blood cells; their role involving, in part, the transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide around the body. Food sources high in iron include red [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Pharmacy Blog|0 Comments
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