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Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are commonly prescribed and often used long term, even when stepping down in dose or stopping may be more appropriate.
Accurate diagnosis is key to optimal management of this challenging condition
Australia has one of the highest rates of antibiotic use in the world, ranking 8th among 29 countries evaluated by the OECD.
Improving quality of life for people with rheumatoid arthritis through early investigation, diagnosis and appropriate treatment.
Medicines have a limited role for osteoarthritis. Treatment now focuses on education, exercise and weight.
Information and resources for health professionals and consumers
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Around one in five Australians regularly have reflux or heartburn. If symptoms are frequent or severe, this is known as GORD. Changing your diet and other lifestyle factors can help. Medicines can be helpful too, although they aren’t always a long-term fix.
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Keep track of medicines and access important health info any time and anywhere, especially in emergencies.
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Sometimes one medicine can mix badly with another in your body, and this can change how strongly the medicines work or whether they have side effects. This is called an interaction, and it can also happen when medicines mix with certain foods or drinks (including alcohol). Find out what you can do to avoid interactions.
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