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Pharmacy E-Bulletin

The Repatriation General Hospital in Daw Park, South Australia has produced the RGH E-Bulletin since 2001 as a service to the industry. The weekly bulletins are distributed in electronic format, with the aim of presenting concise, factual information on issues of current interest in therapeutics, drug safety and cost effective use of medications.

Pharmacy E-Bulletin

Posted: Tue 15 Dec 15

RGH E-Bulletin


The Repatriation General Hospital Pharmacy E-Bulletin this week examines a new antipsychotic, Latuda (lurasidone).


Posted: Tue 08 Sep 15

DPP-4 inhibitors & HF


Cardiovascular safety and the use of the newest therapeutic class of diabetes treatments, gliptins (DPP-4 inhibitors), is the subject of this week’s RGH Pharmacy E-Bulletin.


Posted: Mon 31 Aug 15

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This week’s RGH Pharmacy E-bulletin covers concerns over NSAIDs and adverse cardiovascular effects, highlighting a range of complications for both selective and non-selective NSAIDs.


Posted: Tue 25 Aug 15

RGH Phcy E-Bulletin


This week’s bulletin explains the acronym ‘SAMe-TT2R2’, the clinical measure by which effective anticoagulation with Vitamin K antagonists (i.e.


Posted: Mon 17 Aug 15

RGH: antidepressants and seizure threshold


Epilepsy patients have a higher reported incidence of depressive disorders than the general population, according to this week’s RGH Pharmacy E-Bulletin.


Posted: Mon 10 Aug 15

E-Bulletin covers CRPS


Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is the subject of this week’s RGH Pharmacy E-Bulletin, covering symptomatology, types of CRPS, prognosis and treatment.


Posted: Tue 04 Aug 15

RGH on dysgeusia


The Repatriation General Hospital Pharmacy E-Bulletin this week looks at the subject of taste disturbance, or dysgeusia, which can result from a range of medications and disease states..


Posted: Tue 28 Jul 15

RGH Phcy E-Bulletin


The E-Bulletin this week gives a summary of recent US Food and Drug Administration approvals and changes to advisory statements..