Category list : Drug side effects
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Cannabinoids can reduce seizures in some people with severe, drug-resistant epilepsy, but they increase the risk of adverse events, according to a review summarised by an NIHR Signal
Patients who know they are on statins are more likely to report muscle pain and weakness than those who are unaware they are taking the drug, according to new research.
Naturally occurring symptoms may be mistaken for side-effects of a common drug that may result in them wrongly stopping treatment, according to a UK study.
“Smoking cannabis can alter a person’s DNA, causing mutations that expose a user to serious illnesses,” the Mail Online reports.
New evidence suggests that prescribers should be cautious when prescribing any medication with anticholinergic effects
From Farms to Pharma Subscription
“This book is a rare treasure being applicable to ward nurses, specialist nurses, ward managers and students.”
Dementia link to commonly used medicinesSubscription
Regular use of medicines with an anticholinergic effect have been linked to an increased risk of dementia.
There is not enough evidence to change the guidance on paracetamol over a link to childhood asthma, according to a new report.
A new drug to treat patients with bone marrow cancer without the toxic side-effects is expected to go on trial next year, Imperial College London (ICL) has said.
How common medicines can affect bone healthSubscription
Drugs used to treat common conditions can adversely affect bone health. Nurses need to be aware of the risks and prevention strategies