Psoriatic Arthritis Management

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic, autoimmune, inflammatory form of arthritis that affects 5-25% of patients afflicted by the skin condition psoriasis. In almost 60% of PsA cases, it presents in a few joints (1-4) but becomes polyarticular as the disease progresses. Polyarthritis affects both sides symmetrically and in one…

Terry White Chemists Ranitidine

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS RANITIDINE TABLETS Ranitidine (as hydrochloride) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine. This leaflet answers some common questions about ranitidine. It does not contain all…

Ziagen Oral Solution

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. ZIAGEN ORAL SOLUTION abacavir (as sulfate) Consumer Medicine Information PATIENTS TAKING ZIAGEN, WHICH CONTAINS ABACAVIR, MAY DEVELOP A HYPERSENSITIVITY REACTION (SERIOUS ALLERGIC REACTION) WHICH CAN BE LIFE-THREATENING IF TREATMENT WITH ZIAGEN IS CONTINUED. CONTACT YOUR DOCTOR IMMEDIATELY…

Surgical Options for Facial Palsy

Facial nerve palsy arises due to damage to the seventh cranial nerve. This damage may be due to injury, inflammation, infection, trauma or tumors. The resulting clinical presentation is drooping of the face or weakness of the facial muscles, that may be uni- or bilateral. Managing facial nerve palsy may…

What is Polymyalgia Rheumatica?

Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a rheumatic disease characterized by recurrent inflammatory episodes. PMR is usually seen in Caucasians living in Northern Europe and North America. The condition generally affects people over the age of 50 years (with average patient age being above 70 years), and is more common in women…

Leflunomide APOTEX Tablets

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. LEFLUNOMIDE APOTEX TABLETS Leflunomide Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about leflunomide. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to…

Lamisil Tablets

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. LAMISIL® TABLETS terbinafine Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Lamisil tablets. It does not contain information about other forms of Lamisil that are available without a prescription from…

Lenest 20 ED

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. LENEST 20 ED contains the active ingredients levonorgestrel and ethinylestradiol CONSUMER MEDICINE INFORMATION What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about LENEST 20 ED. It does not contain all the available information. It…