USPSTF Rules Out Aspirin for Over 60s in Primary CVD Prevention

New draft recommendations from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) on the use of aspirin for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) have been released and appear to limit the population in which it should be considered.   “The USPSTF concludes with moderate certainty that aspirin use for the primary prevention of CVD events in adults ages 40 […]

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Aspirin toxicity: Overusing pain medication may cause Reye’s syndrome – what is it?

AstraZeneca: Aspirin is 'probably more dangerous' says expert We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Aspirin, also known as acetylsalicylic acid, is a medication used to reduce […]

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Aspirin use for cardiovascular disease may reduce likelihood of COVID-19 infection

Aspirin is an established, safe, and low-cost medication in long-standing common use in prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, and in the past a pain relief and fever reducing medication. The use of aspirin was very popular during the 1918 Spanish Influenza pandemic, several decades before in-vitro confirmation of its activity against RNA viruses. Studies showed that aspirin, in addition […]

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Terry White Chemists Meloxicam

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS MELOXICAM TABLETS Contains the active ingredient, meloxicam Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine This leaflet answers some common questions about meloxicam. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the […]

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Clopidogrel APOTEX

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. CLOPIDOGREL APOTEX TABLETS Contains the active ingredient clopidogrel (as besilate) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or […]

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Isoptin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ISOPTIN® verapamil hydrochloride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Isoptin. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks and benefits. Your […]

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Clopidogrel Winthrop Plus Aspirin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. CLOPIDOGREL WINTHROP PLUS ASPIRIN® Clopidogrel (clop-id-o(h)-grel) and Aspirin (as-per-in) Consumer medicine information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Clopidogrel Winthrop Plus Aspirin tablets. It does not contain all the available information. Some of the information it contains may not apply to […]

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Pentasa Enema

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. PENTASA® (MESALAZINE) ENEMA Enema mesalazine Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about PENTASA. It does not contain all the available information.It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. Please read this leaflet before you […]

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Tamiflu Suspension 6mg/mL

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TAMIFLU ORAL SUSPENSION ROCTAMIF10520 6mg/mL Oral Suspension contains the active ingredient oseltamivir Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Tamiflu oral suspension. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to […]

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Apohealth Anti-inflammatory pain relief tablets

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APOHEALTH ANTI-INFLAMMATORY PAIN RELIEF TABLETS diclofenac sodium Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Apohealth Anti-Inflammatory Pain Relief tablets. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or […]

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