Has anyone come across a medication called Saizen, Somatropin, a human growth hormone? I have a young girl who’s had her dose increased substantially 2 weeks ago and has got limbal swelling and faint corneal infiltrates 1 week history of sensitivity to light. I wondered if any hospital based Optoms have heard of these … Continue reading "Medical Side Effects"
A few of my local GP colleagues are now giving lymecycline for rosacea, my feeling is that it’s not as effective as doxycycline but the side affect profile is better? What’s everyone else’s experience like and what dosage are you using?
In the spirit of cooperation, I thought I would share this product: Hydramed Night by Butterfly Pharma Seems to be almost the same as Vitapos Hope this does not lead to non-availability in the next week!!
Anyone heard of an issue with FML availability – I have had 2 patients last week who couldn’t get it from their pharmacist.
Hi I came across this article about private prescriptions that I thought others may find useful. http://www.allysonpollock.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Prescriber_2015_Steele_PrivatePrescribing.pdf Irfaan
I’ve been using Vitapos as an alternative to Lacrilube but have recently been told that it is also unavailable, anyone any other recommendations for overnight topical lubricant
Due to supply problems with lacrilube have RXed this a couple of times this week as seems a good alternative , anyone else use this and do you find this as effective as Lacrilube
The Scottish Medical Consortium (SMC) has accepted Ikervis for use for NHS patients in Scotland we need this to
Does anyone have clinical data or experience on the efficacy of these antibacterials v chloramphenicol when treating eye infections. I increasingly prescribing Tobradex and Maxitrol as combination steroids rather than CHL plus steroid. Any thoughts or feed back is appreciated.
http://www.optometry.co.uk/news-and-features/news/?article=7740 The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a recall notice for batches of Lacri-Lube eye ointment. The recall notice relates to 5g and 3.5g pack sizes, which manufacturer Allergan is recalling due to complaints of black particles on or around the nozzle of the tube. The particles are believed to be … Continue reading "Recall for Lacri-Lube"