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  • Additional filter size for Kadcyla Subscription

    17 NOV 2015 12:18

    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.

  • Independent prescriber Priya Mistry (pictured) has been working as the lead pharmacist in nutrition and peritoneal malignancy at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital for 12 years

    A career in chemotherapy and nutrition Subscription

    11 SEP 2015 10:45 By Priya Mistry

    Independent prescriber Priya Mistry (pictured) has been working as the lead pharmacist in nutrition and peritoneal malignancy at ...

  • Dialysis involves passing the patient’s blood against a semi-permeable membrane. The main options are haemodialysis (HD) pictured, using a dialysis machine and peritoneal dialysis (PD), which uses the patient’s peritoneum

    Dialysis: principles and treatment options Subscription

    20 MAR 2015 By Alan Green

    How to choose between haemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis when starting renal replacement therapy.

  • Noxafil now available Subscription

    19 DEC 2014 15:34

    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

    5 DEC 2014 14:23

    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.

  • The production of chemotherapy and total parental nutrition products in a hospital pharmacy

    30 OCT 2014 By Ayla Atalar

    Ayla Atalar describes her first experience with the production side of hospital pharmacy.


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