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Diabetes Drugs

A overview of the main groups of drugs used in diabetes with some side effects  
David Fish
over 4 years ago
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Prescription charge to rise in England - BBC News

The price of NHS prescriptions is to rise by 20 pence in April and again next year.  
BBC News
over 5 years ago
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An unfortunate prescription

Medical Protection Society Website  
medicalprotection.org
over 5 years ago
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Drugs affecting the Respiratory System

Anti-Cholinergics Anti-Histamines Beta-Agonists Cromones  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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TB - Tuberculosis

 
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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Analgesics

ANALGESICS: THEIR PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS Pain is a common problem, and it is essential that doctors know how to treat it. It is recognised that many psychosocial factors affect people’s perception of pain, in particular of chronic pain. This revision article describes the pain ladder and the pharmacology and uses of the drugs it recommends.   THE W.H.O. PAIN LADDER1  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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Potassium Sparing Diuretics

Mechanism and unwanted effects.  
almostadoctor.com - free medical student revision notes
over 5 years ago
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Overdose - Common Drugs and Antidotes

Drug Antidote  
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over 5 years ago
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The Drugs Song (Amateur Transplants)

Drs Adam Kay and Suman Biswas (aka the Amateur Transplants) have created a parody of Tom Lehrer's comic song "The Elements".  
YouTube
over 5 years ago
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Local Anaesthetic: Pharmacology Lecture

Fantastic hand-drawn tutorial local anaesthetic.  
YouTube
over 5 years ago
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General Anesthetics Lecture

This is a tutorial/lecture on General Anesthetics. We cover some topics important for classes such as Pharmacology and Biochemistry.  
YouTube
over 5 years ago
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Incretin based drugs and risk of acute pancreatitis in patients with type 2 diabetes: cohort study | The BMJ

Objectives To determine whether the use of incretin based drugs, compared with sulfonylureas, is associated with an increased risk of acute pancreatitis. - currently located behind a paywall. Your institution may have access through Athens/Elservier or similar.  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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The safety of incretin based drugs | The BMJ

Important concerns have been raised about the impact of incretin based drugs on the risk of acute pancreatitis in patients with type 2 diabetes. Two linked papers by Li and colleagues (doi:10.1136/bmj.g2366) and Faillie and colleagues (doi:10.1136/bmj.g2780) could help us decide whether patients and clinicians should consider these concerns when choosing an antihyperglycemic drug. - currently located behind a paywall. Your institution may have access through Athens/Elservier or similar.  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Incretin based drugs and risk of acute pancreatitis in patients with type 2 diabetes: cohort study

Objectives To determine whether the use of incretin based drugs, compared with sulfonylureas, is associated with an increased risk of acute pancreatitis.  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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The safety of incretin based drugs

Important concerns have been raised about the impact of incretin based drugs on the risk of acute pancreatitis in patients with type 2 diabetes. Two linked papers by Li and colleagues (doi:10.1136/bmj.g2366) and Faillie and colleagues (doi:10.1136/bmj.g2780) could help us decide whether patients and clinicians should consider these concerns when choosing an antihyperglycemic drug.1 2  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Multisystem failure: the story of anti-influenza drugs

Last year the Cochrane team, with the help of the BMJ’s open data campaign, finally got access to full clinical study reports on neuraminidase inhibitors. Tom Jefferson and Peter Doshi explain what the new systematic review found and how a series of failures meant that decisions about these drugs were made without the full evidence  
www.bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Drugs for neuropathic pain

The patient is a 63 year old freelance editor with type 2 diabetes diagnosed about five years ago that is relatively well controlled with insulin. He has early signs of retinopathy, with normal kidney function and electrocardiogram. Lipid values are normal with diet and atorvastatin 20 mg/day. He developed autonomic and peripheral neuropathy a few months ago, and now experiences postural hypotension and burning pain and clumsiness in his feet. His pain makes concentration and falling asleep difficult. He asks his general practitioner for painkillers to help him continue working.  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Multisystem failure: the story of anti-influenza drugs

Last year the Cochrane team, with the help of the BMJ’s open data campaign, finally got access to full clinical study reports on neuraminidase inhibitors. Tom Jefferson and Peter Doshi explain what the new systematic review found and how a series of failures meant that decisions about these drugs were made without the full evidence  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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US drug firm Pfizer seeks to buy UK company AstraZeneca

Pfizer, the US pharmaceutical giant whose drugs include atorvastatin (Lipitor) and sildenafil (Viagra), is seeking to buy the UK drug firm AstraZeneca for £52bn (€63bn; $90bn), which would be one of the largest acquisitions in the drug sector in recent years.  
bmj.com
over 5 years ago
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Staff sacking and suspensions over poor elderly care - BBC News

One staff member is sacked and seven suspended from an Essex care home after an undercover Panorama investigation finds poor care.  
BBC News
over 5 years ago