Brief Updates

‘Sedatives’ for children?

We appreciate that dealing with requests from parents and caregivers for ‘sedatives’ can be challenging.  However, please remember that sedating antihistamines such as promethazine (Phenergan) elixir...

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Nitrofurantoin lung

The long-term use of nitrofurantoin, which may be used for the prophylaxis of recurrent urinary tract infections, has been associated with the potentially fatal1 ‘nitrofurantoin lung’.  Please...

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