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The Role of Somatostatin Analogues in the Management of Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours

Clinical Article

The term neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) is used to describe a heterogeneous group of rare, typically slow-growing neoplasms originating from specialised cells in the neuroendocrine system. These cells are capable of releasing hormone-like substances into…

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Availability Of Heparin

DrugAlert Volume 524

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert 506, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Pfizer Australia is continuing to experience a supply interruption for heparin as follows: DBL™ Heparin Sodium Injection BP Heparin sodium 5,000…

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Availability of Local Anaesthetic Products

DrugAlert Volume 523

Drug Availability Update Further to DrugAlert Vol 503, HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Aspen Pharmacare Australia Pty Ltd is experiencing a supply interruption for the following local anaesthetic products: Product ARTG    Current Status Marcain…

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Neratinib for Breast Cancer

Drugline Volume 382

Neratinib is a new tyrosine kinase inhibitor for the treatment of breast cancer. It is indicated as extended adjuvant treatment of early-stage human epidermal growth factor receptor (HER) 2 -positive disease. Initiation is recommended…

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Availability of Marcain with Fentanyl

DrugAlert Volume 522

Drug Availability HPS Pharmacies wish to give notice that Aspen Pharmacare is experiencing a supply interruption for Marcain with Fentanyl injection ampoules as follows: Marcain 0.125% with Fentanyl 100mcg/20mL Bupivacaine Hydrochloride 0.125% + Fentanyl…

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Prescription Opioid Changes

Clinical Articles

Chronic pain is a common condition thought to affect at least one in five Australians. While opioids have been increasingly used in this population, there is a lack of evidence to support their long-term…

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Brentuximab Vedotin (Oct. 29 2015)

Dabigatran Antidote on the Horizon (Oct. 22 2015)

Epilim® EC 200mg Tablets (Oct. 22 2015)

Tapentadol (Oct. 15 2015)

Akynzeo® (Oct. 08 2015)

Availability of Timentin® (Oct. 05 2015)

Bexsero® (Oct. 01 2015)

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November 2012

Morphine Availability (Nov. 26 2012)

Propranolol Unavailable (Nov. 25 2012)

Ketamine may also treat Depression (Nov. 22 2012)

Carbetocin Availability (Nov. 20 2012)

Timentin Availability (Nov. 20 2012)

Analgesic Agonies (Nov. 08 2012)

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