Category list : Pharmaceutical solutions
Additional filter size for Kadcyla Subscription
The summary of product characteristics for Kadcyla (trastuzumab emtansine; Roche) has been revised to include recommendations on an additional filter size of 0.2 micron for in-line filtration during infusion using sodium chloride 0.9% as a solvent.
A career in chemotherapy and nutrition Subscription
Independent prescriber Priya Mistry (pictured) has been working as the lead pharmacist in nutrition and peritoneal malignancy at ...
Dialysis: principles and treatment options Subscription
How to choose between haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis when starting renal replacement therapy.
Noxafil now available Subscription
Noxafil (posaconazole) is now available from Merck Sharp & Dohme. Net price: Concentrate for solution for infusion 300mg, 1 x glass vial, £211; oral suspension 40mg/ml, 1 x 105ml bottle, £491.20; gastro-resistant tablets 100mg, 24 x tablets, £596.96, 96 x tablets, £2,387.85.
Strength of Duphalac Subscription
The strength of Duphalac (lactulose; Abbott) solution had been amended from 3.35g/5ml to 3.335g/5ml on the summary of product characteristics. The actual strength of the product has not changed, only the way that it is expressed.
Ayla Atalar describes her first experience with the production side of hospital pharmacy.