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Priorix (MMR Vaccine)

Generic Name: Measles-Mumps-Rubella vaccine live Product Name: Priorix Indication Action Dose advice Schedule Side effects Indication Priorix is used to prevent measles, […]

Alcohol and drug screening needed for the elderly

Concerns surrounding drug and alcohol consumption are widely discussed in relation to youth but, according to a University of Adelaide […]

Gold nanoparticles show promise for next generation anti-arthritic drugs

Gold nanoparticles could be used to build a new class of anti-arthritic drugs that are more effective and have fewer […]

Cocaine study raises questions about all addictions

International research involving the University of Adelaide has pointed to a potential new treatment for cocaine addiction, and could have […]
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Pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS): Dr Joe Kosterich

Transcript As a collective group pharmaceuticals are very expensive. Hi I’m Doctor Joe. Now a lot of you will be […]

Omnaris

Generic Name: ciclesonide Product Name: Omnaris Nasal Spray Indication: What Omnaris is used for Omnaris is sprayed into the nose […]
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Counterfeit drugs

Counterfeit drugs are fake medicines, or medicines which have been manufactured or packaged fraudulently. They do not meet quality standards, are not approved by health authorities, and their sale is illegal in many parts of the world, including Australia.
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What are drugs? An introduction to pharmacology

A drug is a chemical that interacts with proteins in the body to affect a physiological function. This is the general idea behind all medicine. The study of drugs or chemicals and the effects they have on living animals is called pharmacology.
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Generic medicines and branded medicines

Introduction to generic and branded medicines What are branded medicines? What are generic medicines? Pseudo-generic medicines Fillers, binders and lubricants […]

Abraxane

Generic Name: Paclitaxel Product Name: Abraxane Indication This medicine is used to treat: Breast cancer Lung Cancer Pancreatic Cancer Action […]