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Adverse Drug Reactions: power, harm reduction, regulation and the ADRe profile

AoS. Adverse Drug Reactions.

Patients should be checked systematically to ensure that they are not being harmed by their medication. Through case studies of prescriptions of antipsychotics to older adults in the UK, we have shown that if healthcare professionals systematically

Taking medicines the right way: what do people with Parkinson’s do?

Many people with Parkinson’s have problems swallowing, but they need to take many medicines to lead an independent life. It is more important for people with Parkinson’s to take their medicines on time compared with other patient

Are Internet lifestyle products counterfeit? A consumer-based survey

The use of lifestyle products has increased over the last few years particularly with the change in the social behaviour of individuals and the ease of access of medicines via the Internet. Lifestyle products can be of

Prevalence of hospitalisation resulting from medicine related problems among adult patients with cardiovascular diseases and/or diabetes

Cardiovascular diseases ( CVDs ) and diabetes ( DM ) are two interrelated groups of diseases that contribute to more than 50 % of death worldwide. Patients with CVDs and / or DM often take multiple medicines

High blood pressure: does it matter to know your disease condition and prescribed medicines well?

High blood pressure is a disease condition in which the force of the blood against your artery walls is perpetually high enough that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease. If you have been

Antibiotics: what patients don’t know

Antibiotics are among the most frequently prescribed and precious medicines we have. They cure infections if used correctly but overuse, underuse and usage errors pose risks to patients and the community. Risks include excess side effects, uncured