Hormonal and metabolic system

Endocrine and metabolic disorders

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The Hormonal and metabolic system category of medicines is also known as endocrine and metabolic disorders.

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Related information - hormonal and metabolic system


(Media release)
04 Dec 2015 An article in the latest edition of Australian Prescriber looks at the prescribing of testosterone, often used for ‘male menopause’ symptoms such as reduced energy, poor concentration and increased body fat. Over the past decade there has been a steep rise in the amount of testosterone dispensed in Australia and globally.
(Consumer publication)
01 Aug 2014 There is strong evidence that supplementation reduces fracture risk in women living in care facilities who have low vitamin D levels and low dietary intake of calcium.
(Media release)
26 Apr 2013 With the expanding choice of oral anticoagulant medicines, NPS MedicineWise has launched a series of clinical decision support tools to help health professionals safely manage their patients who require oral anticoagulation.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
06 Mar 2013 The TGA has published a safety update, and the Product Information has been updated, warning about the risk of osteoporotic fracture in patients taking excessive thyroxine doses. Read more for practical advice on managing patients taking thyroxine.

Subcategories of hormonal and metabolic system