Respiratory system

Respiratory system

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Consumers: If you have any questions about medicines, you can speak to one of our pharmacists at NPS Medicines Line by calling 1300 633 424. You can ring Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time (excluding NSW public holidays). For non-medicine products, further information may also be available from the manufacturer.

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(Corporate information)
27 Feb 2017 In this issue: CEO Update │Choosing Wisely Australia│Members Day 2017│Codeine changes│COPD medicines and inhalers
(Media release)
01 Feb 2017 The latest issue of Australia's free, national, independent journal of drugs and therapeutics is now available. Australian Prescriber facilitates debate about complex, controversial or uncertain therapeutic areas. Some of the highlights of the February issue include:Drugs for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Midazolam for status epilepticus, Compounded medicines
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
13 Aug 2014 Omalizumab is a PBS-listed treatment for some patients with immunoglobulin-E (IgE)-mediated sensitisation to inhalant allergens, which can be severe and difficult to treat.
03 May 2013 Learn about over-the-counter cough medicines, including who should not take them, their side effects and effectiveness.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
03 Jan 2013 A fault in the delivery mechanism of certain batches may result in less than the full dose of medicine being delivered for each puff. This article contains essential information to help ensure patient safety.
29 Nov 2012 Learn about over-the-counter cough medicines, types of cough medicines, who shouldn’t take them, their side effects and effectiveness.
21 Jun 2012 Laryngitis (a respiratory tract infection) is an infection of your larynx or voice box & makes it hard to speak. Learn more about laryngitis including its symptoms & treatments.

Subcategories of respiratory system