Archive for May 6th, 2011


Posted by: admin on: May 6, 2011

With rigid implementation of garbage disposal by clinics and hospitals, next on the agenda is “Disposal of Expired medicines”. I am sure most doctors throw away expired samples – only to be used by unscrupulous elements to repack/ relabel and put back in circulation. Some advice for us to follow and teach our patients as […]

Nine Drugs Added to FDA Watch List

Posted by: admin on: May 6, 2011

All drugs are monitored rigidly, even after having been approved by FDA, for reported adverse effects and drug interactions. It is duty of every practitioner to report – both to the manufacturer and FDA – any unreported adverse effect (maybe in one patient) for rational monitoring and necessary action. Team@CMHF

New Guidelines Raise Awareness of a Rare Stroke

Posted by: admin on: May 6, 2011

Stroke, till recently, was taken as an Acute Vascular (Arterial) Event with clinicians labeling patients as Stroke MCA territory/ Stroke ACA territory. Cerebral venous thrombosis related strokes, although rare, but more so in pregnant women/ those on OCPs have been identified as leading to significant morbidity. Team@CMHF

Urinary symptoms abound, especially in women; a large percentage self medicating with entry level (or higher) quinolone (just a few tablets; never a course). With increasing instance of pyelonephritis induced CRF in young women, it is time we took notice of how such infections are to be treated. Team@CMHF

The 10 Most Prescribed Drugs

Posted by: admin on: May 6, 2011

If asked to make a guess, some of the most commonly sold (not prescribed) drugs in India would be Ranitidine, Omeprazole, Ibu Para combination and Alprazolam. With self-medication more of a norm, it is not possible to study prescription patterns in India. Let us see what is the trend in the west. Team@CMHF

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