Respiratory disorders, Guidance

Safety in Lactation: Drugs for obstructive airways disease

25 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Bronchodilators Most bronchodilators are considered to…

Safety in Lactation: Mucolytics and other drugs for cystic fibrosis

18 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. There is no evidence to support…

Ethanol content of inhalers – What is the significance?

13 December 2019Ethanol is included as an excipient in many commonly prescribed inhalers, including some licensed for use in children.  Patients may have ethical, religious or cultural…

How is an intravenous aminophylline dose converted to an oral aminophylline or theophylline dose?

27 November 2019This updated Medicines Q&A explains how to convert an intravenous aminophylline dose to an oral aminophylline or theophylline dose and includes examples of conversion calculations

Safety in Lactation: Cough preparations

4 June 2017Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance Treatment of cough should only be…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs used for allergic conditions

22 May 2017Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Antihistamines Non-sedating antihistamines (NSA) preferred over…

Conestat alfa

26 February 2016dm+d: 18484611000001104

Nintedanib

3 February 2016dm+d: 28786811000001101