The Australian Prescriber Podcast provides a regular dive into some of the many great articles that Australian Prescriber publishes every two months. In each episode, one of our hosts will chat with an author from a recent issue of Australian Prescriber.

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Episode 97 – Harms and benefits of SGLT2 inhibitors

Dhineli Perera talks to endocrinologist and clinical pharmacologist Tilenka Thynne about how SGLT2 inhibitors fit into the management of type 2 diabetes. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 96 – Vulvovaginitis

Ashlea Broomfield talks to GP Cate Sheppard about vulvovaginitis – what causes it and how is it diagnosed? Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 95 – Migraine management

Jo Cheah chats with neurologist Bronwyn Jenkins about the management of migraine – what works, what to avoid and when to refer patients. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 94 – HIV diagnoses fall as PrEP is embraced

Dhineli Perera talks to medical epidemiologist and public health physician Andrew Grulich about the successful story of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV infection in Australia and what lies ahead. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 93 – Prescription monitoring and helping people at risk

David Liew talks to Public health physician Malcolm Dobbin about how to help people identified through real-time prescription monitoring systems. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 92 – Testing for COVID-19

David Liew talks to infectious diseases physician Anna Brischetto about the different COVID-19 tests, when to use them, and what samples to take. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 91 – Opioid prescribing in dentistry

Jo Cheah talks to pharmacist and dentist Leanne Teoh about the issues around prescribing opioids for dental pain and discusses the more effective and safer alternatives. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 90 – What is hypertension?

How do you define high blood pressure? It depends on the guidelines you use. Justin Coleman interviews Genevieve Gabb about the differences in international guidelines and ways of measuring blood pressure. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.

Episode 89 – Prescribing medicinal cannabis

What do GPs need to know about prescribing medicinal cannabis in Australia? Ashlea Broomfield interviews pharmacologist Jonathon Arnold and GP Tamara Nation about this controversial area of medicine. Read the full article in Australian Prescriber.