NPS RADAR May 2010

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Methoxyflurane Methoxyflurane (Penthrox) 3 mL listed for emergency treatment supply (doctor's bag) only (1 inhaler and methoxyflurane 1 x 3 mL)
Melatonin Prolonged-release melatonin may be used short-term to improve quality of sleep in people with primary insomnia aged ≥ 55 years.
Brief item: Colchicine for acute gout: updated information about dosing and drug interactions Updated information about dosing and drug interactions with colchicine for acute gout.