This week’s #PrescribingTips
To predict drug interactions, think about the basic pharmacology of drugs so that obvious problems (e.g. increased risk of bleeding, sedation) are not overlooked, and try to think of what might happen if drugs that affect the same receptors are used together. It is easier to do this if you use or think of generic drug names when prescribing.
What else we have been up to this week:
We’ve been getting the next two modules ready for publication in November: Grapiprant - a breakthrough for osteoarthritic dogs? for Veterinary Prescriber, and Flea infestations - treating the environment for Veterinary Medicines CPD. Making final checks and changes and preparing the MCQs for the test-yourself quizzes.
Circulated our draft module on cannabidiol (CBD) and its use in canine arthritis.
Developed the outline for a module about NSAIDs and the kidn for 2019.
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