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How should medicines be dosed in children who are obese?

28 May 2021Review on how to calculate medicine doses in children who are obese which includes a table on commonly prescribed medicines.

What injections can be given orally or via enteral feeding tubes?

6 November 2020This updated Medicines Q&A is a quick reference summary to different types of enteral feeding tubes, in relation to medication issues. Not all enteral feeding…

Safety in Lactation: Drugs used in nausea and vertigo

21 September 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. The choice of anti-emetic will depend…

What is serotonin syndrome and which medicines cause it?

22 May 2020This Medicines Q&A outlines the causes and symptoms of serotonin syndrome and provides examples of medicines with the potential to cause serotonin syndrome.  
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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

MaxolonAmdipharm Mercury Co Ltd

Amdipharm Mercury Co Ltd
Maxolon
Tablets 10mg
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Airtight container
Protect from light
Protect from light and store in airtight containers.
21 January 2015

Lactation Safety Information

Domperidone (for inadequate lactation)
Prochlorperazine (as anti-emetic)
Unlicensed as a galactogogue in the UK
Moderate amount of published evidence of safety
Small to moderate amounts in breast milk
Evidence for effectiveness for inadequate lactation is limited
Use only for a short period, in a dose not exceeding 30mg daily for a maximum of five days, and avoid in mother’s with a history of depression
4 March 2019