Drug reference tables

At-a-glance drug comparison charts including dosing and monitoring regimens, available presentations, prices, potential sensitisers and compatible devices.

Cardiovascular System

Anti-Anginal Preparations, Summary by Pharmacological Class

Available formulations of anti-anginal drugs.

Oral Iron Supplements for Iron-Deficiency States

Formulations, strengths, doses and costs of iron supplements.

Central Nervous System

Antidepressants, a Guide to Switching and Withdrawing

Instructions for changing or stopping antidepressants.

Contraception

Contraceptives

Hormone doses and costs of hormonal contraceptives.

Diabetes

Blood Glucose Testing Strips and Meters

Compatible test strips for blood glucose meters.

Finger Prickers and Compatible Lancets

Compatible lancets for finger pricking devices.

Insulin Preparations

Types, presentations and profiles of insulin products.

Endocrine

Calcium and Vitamin D Supplements for Osteoporosis

Formulations, doses and costs of osteoporosis supplements.

Eye

Ophthalmic Preparations, Preservatives and Potential Sensitisers as Ingredients

Potential sensitising agents in eye drops and ointments.

Infections and Infestations

Routine Childhood Immunisation Schedule

Summary of routine childhood vaccinations.

Antibiotic Treatments in Adults, Summary of Regimens

Dose regimens for common bacterial infections.

Musculoskeletal Disorders

DMARDs, a Guide to Monitoring Requirements

Tests for patients on disease-modifying arthritis drugs.

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)

Hormone doses and costs of HRT preparations.

Poisoning and Drug Dependence

Poisons Information

Contact details for poisons information centres.

Smoking Cessation Treatment Options

Types and suitabilities of smoking cessation treatments.

Respiratory System

Asthma and COPD Preparations and Compatible Devices

Available presentations of bronchodilators and anti-inflammatories.

Inhalers, a Guide to Breath-Actuated Devices

Key features of dry powder and aerosol inhalers.

Oxygen Concentrators: Procedure for Prescribing

Guide to ordering home oxygen supplies.

Skin

Emollients, Potential Skin Sensitisers as Ingredients

Potential sensitising agents in emollient preparations.

Lice and Scabies Treatments

Formulations and regimens of pediculicides and scabicides.

Topical Steroids, Comparison of Potencies and Formulations

Strengths and formulations of topical steroids.

Topical Steroids, Potential Skin Sensitisers as Ingredients

Potential sensitising agents in topical steroids.

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