Pharmacy Blog 2017-01-04T22:19:54+00:00

Pharmacy Blog

Here you’ll find all manner of posts – from therapeutic considerations and news, to pharmacy facts, clinical case studies and much more.

  • Why Patients Take Medicines Four Times Daily

Why Patients Take Medicines Four Times Daily

January 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Patients often ask the question – why do I have to take this medicine once daily and that medicine four [...]

  • 101 Pharmacology Facts that Every Pharmacy Student Should Know

101 Pharmacology Facts that Every Pharmacy Student Should Know

December 16th, 2016|2 Comments

While it’s impossible to summarise every conceivable fact, this list goes some way toward that goal. It includes 101 facts [...]

  • Bacteriostatic Antibiotics – What are they!?

Bacteriostatic Antibiotics – What are they!?

December 9th, 2016|0 Comments

What are bacteriostatic antibiotics? Antibiotics (also referred to as ‘antibacterial drugs’) are drugs used in the treatment of bacterial infections. [...]

  • Iron Interactions with Drugs

Iron Interactions with Drugs

December 8th, 2016|0 Comments

What is iron? Most people receive enough iron through their diet; an essential mineral for red blood cells. In fact, [...]

  • Pharmacology Mnemonics

Pharmacology Mnemonics

July 28th, 2016|4 Comments

Students of pharmacology – whether they be students of medicine, pharmacy, or pharmacology itself – are obliged to commit a [...]

  • Important Food-Drug Interactions

Important Food-Drug Interactions

February 1st, 2016|0 Comments

What patients eat or drink can have enormous consequences on how a drug works. Some drugs are best taken on [...]

  • WHO List of Essential Medicines

WHO List of Essential Medicines

January 12th, 2016|0 Comments

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is an arm of the United Nations which came into being in April, 1948 – [...]

  • Prescription Abbreviations

Prescription Abbreviations

December 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Prescription abbreviations (and acronyms) form the building blocks of many medical scripts. Their use has, in effect, become a tradition [...]

  • Topical Agents to Treat Neuropathic Pain?

Topical Agents to Treat Neuropathic Pain?

June 29th, 2015|0 Comments

I first learned of proprietary topical blends used to treat neuropathic pain when I was asked to consult for a [...]

  • Common Terms in Pharmacology

Common Terms in Pharmacology

December 6th, 2014|0 Comments

It's easy to forget many of the common terms in pharmacology, not least because of the sheer variety of competing [...]

  • Top 10 Best Ways to Remove Phlegm from your Throat

Top 10 Best Ways to Remove Phlegm from your Throat

December 6th, 2014|8 Comments

Separate fact from fiction with this top 10 best ways to remove phlegm from your throat - examining the most [...]

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