Making drugs work better: four new drug delivery methods

New drug delivery methods have started to emerge that aim to improve efficacy, cost-effectiveness and adherence as well as reduce side effects. Inside tiny wells that are able to hold liquid around a third of the volume of a raindrop, scientists use human cells to examine the potential of a compound to become a drug. … Continue reading Making drugs work better: four new drug delivery methods

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ওষুধশিল্পের টিউমার অপারেশন

মুনীরউদ্দিন আহমদ ২৩ ফেব্রুয়ারি, ২০১৭ ০০:০০ ভেজাল, ক্ষতিকর ও নিম্নমানের ওষুধ উৎপাদনকারী প্রতিষ্ঠান চিহ্নিত করতে স্বাস্থ্য ও পরিবারকল্যাণ মন্ত্রণালয় সম্পর্কিত সংসদীয় স্থায়ী কমিটি ২০১৪ সালের ২০ সেপ্টেম্বর পাঁচ সদস্যের একটি বিশেষজ্ঞ তদন্ত কমিটি গঠন করে। কমিটি দেশের ৮৪টি ওষুধ উৎপাদনকারী প্রতিষ্ঠান সরেজমিনে পরিদর্শন শেষে একটি প্রতিবেদন তৈরি করে। গত বছরের ১ ফেব্রুয়ারি সংশ্লিষ্ট সংসদীয় কমিটির … Continue reading ওষুধশিল্পের টিউমার অপারেশন

Pharmabook Call for Manuscripts

Dear Fellow Pharmacists, hope we all are doing well. I am very excited to announce that Pharmabook is inviting for articles and features related to pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical care from Pharmacists around the world. Your valuable contribution towards Pharmabook will enrich pharmacy profession as well as Continuing Pharmacy Education. Please make sure you are … Continue reading Pharmabook Call for Manuscripts

It’s time to change the way we approach coughs in community pharmacy

Cough is among the most common conditions for which patients seek the advice of community pharmacists[1]. Most cases of acute cough are a symptom of an upper respiratory tract infection (URTI) caused by one of many specialised viral pathogens[2]. Given the frequency of acute cough, the social and economic implications of this condition are highly … Continue reading It’s time to change the way we approach coughs in community pharmacy

Scopes for Pharmacists in the Public Healthcare System of a Country

Pharmacists are the most skilled personnel to deals with the innovation, research and development, manufacturing, storing, dispensing of medicines along with required information’s regarding medicines and it’s usage wherever applicable. To be able to perform all of these responsibilities a pharmacist must have appropriate knowledge on pharmaceutics, pharmacology, pharmacotherapeutic, toxicology information’s of medicines as well … Continue reading Scopes for Pharmacists in the Public Healthcare System of a Country

Antidepressants associated with increased risk of suicidal thoughts in healthy adults

Results of a systematic review suggest that antidepressants increase the risk of events that can lead to suicide and violence in adults with no sign of a mental disorder.  Source: Antonio Romeros / Science Photo Library The study results show that it is likely that antidepressants — including citalopram, escitalopram, fluoxetine (pictured), paroxetine, sertraline … Continue reading Antidepressants associated with increased risk of suicidal thoughts in healthy adults

Recommending dry eye treatments in community pharmacy

How community pharmacists can best manage patients with dry eye conditions. Dry eye is a particularly common ocular condition; prescribed treatments, which include artificial tears and lubricants, were dispensed at a cost of more than £27m to the NHS in England alone in 2014[1]. Patients, typically with mild to moderate levels of dry eye, will … Continue reading Recommending dry eye treatments in community pharmacy