Using solid oral dosage form antibiotics in children

7 December 2022Crushing or dispersing whole solid dosage forms or opening capsules is an "off-label" use. This includes use for Group A streptococcal infections.

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.

Safety in Lactation: Penicillins

5 November 2020Monitor infant for gastro-intestinal disturbances and oral candida infection, especially if used for prolonged periods or in high doses, although these effects are unlikely to…

What is the clinical significance of the interaction between methotrexate and penicillins?

1 October 2020The evidence for an interaction between methotrexate and penicillins is limited to case reports and animal studies. So far, there is no conclusive evidence that…
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Lactation Safety Information

Small amounts in breast milk
3 August 2020