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(4 days ago) Drugs. Browse the list of drug monographs, arranged alphabetically. Interactions. Browse the list of drug interactions, arranged alphabetically. Treatment summaries. Browse the list of treatment summaries, arranged alphabetically. Browse by type. Wound management.

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Antidepressant drugs Treatment summary BNF content

(7 days ago) Antidepressant drugs should not be used routinely in mild depression, and psychological therapy should be considered initially; however, a trial of antidepressant therapy may be considered in cases refractory to psychological treatments or in those …

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Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Treatment summary

(4 days ago) Therapeutic effects. In single doses non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have analgesic activity comparable to that of paracetamol, but paracetamol is preferred, particularly in the elderly.. In regular full dosage NSAIDs have both a lasting analgesic and an anti-inflammatory effect which makes them particularly useful for the treatment of continuous or regular pain …

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Beta-adrenoceptor blocking drugs Treatment summary BNF

(9 days ago) Beta-blockers act as anti-arrhythmic drugs principally by attenuating the effects of the sympathetic system on automaticity and conductivity within the heart. They can be used in conjunction with digoxin to control the ventricular response in atrial fibrillation, especially in patients with thyrotoxicosis. Beta-blockers are also useful in the

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fibrinolytics Drug class BNF content published by NICE

(3 days ago) Thrombolytic drugs can possibly lead to premature separation of the placenta in the first 18 weeks of pregnancy. There is also a risk of maternal haemorrhage throughout pregnancy and post-partum, and also a theoretical risk of fetal haemorrhage throughout pregnancy.

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opioids Drug class BNF content published by NICE

(7 days ago) The MHRA reminds healthcare professionals that opioids co-prescribed with benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-like drugs can produce additive CNS depressant effects, thereby increasing the risk of sedation, respiratory depression, coma, and death.

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Analgesics Treatment summary BNF content published by NICE

(7 days ago) Pain relief. The non-opioid drugs, paracetamol and aspirin (and other NSAIDs), are particularly suitable for pain in musculoskeletal conditions, whereas the opioid analgesics are more suitable for moderate to severe pain, particularly of visceral origin. The MHRA/CHM have issued important safety information on the use of opioids and risk of dependence and addiction.

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Penicillins Treatment summary BNF content published by

(8 days ago) Antipseudomonal penicillins. Piperacillin, a ureidopenicillin, is only available in combination with the beta-lactamase inhibitor tazobactam.Ticarcillin, a carboxypenicillin, is only available in combination with the beta-lactamase inhibitor clavulanic acid.Both preparations have a broad spectrum of activity against a range of Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, and …

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Prescribing in the elderly Medicines guidance BNF

(4 days ago) Other drugs which commonly cause adverse reactions are antiparkinsonian drugs, antihypertensives, psychotropics, and digoxin. The usual maintenance dose of digoxin in very old patients is 125 micrograms daily (62.5 micrograms in those with renal disease); lower doses are often inadequate but toxicity is common in those given 250 micrograms daily.

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Antispasmodics Treatment summary BNF content published

(1 days ago) Overview. Antispasmodics can be divided into two main classifications: antimuscarinics and smooth muscle relaxants. Antimuscarinics (formerly termed ‘anticholinergics’) reduce intestinal motility and are used for gastro-intestinal smooth muscle spasm.

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Pre-medication and peri-operative drugs Treatment

(6 days ago) Sedative drugs. Fear and anxiety before a procedure (including the night before) can be minimised by using a sedative drug, usually a benzodiazepine.Premedication may also augment the action of anaesthetics and provide some degree of pre-operative amnesia.

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Essential tremor, chorea, tics, and related disorders

(7 days ago) Drugs used in essential tremor, chorea, tics, and related disorders. Tetrabenazine is mainly used to control movement disorders in Huntington’s chorea and related disorders. Tetrabenazine can also be prescribed for the treatment of tardive dyskinesia if switching or withdrawing the causative antipsychotic drug is not effective. It acts by depleting nerve endings of dopamine.

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Neuromuscular disorders Treatment summary BNF content

(Just Now) Drugs that enhance neuromuscular transmission. Anticholinesterases are used as first-line treatment in ocular myasthenia gravis and as an adjunct to immunosuppressant therapy for generalised myasthenia gravis.. Corticosteroids are used when anticholinesterases do not control symptoms completely.

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Antibacterials, principles of therapy Treatment summary

(3 days ago) In general, broad-spectrum antibacterial drugs such as the cephalosporins are more likely to be associated with adverse reactions related to the selection of resistant organisms e.g. fungal infections or antibiotic-associated colitis (pseudomembranous colitis); other problems associated with superinfection include vaginitis and pruritus ani.

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Dyspepsia Treatment summary BNF content published by NICE

(6 days ago) Drugs that may cause dyspepsia, such as alpha-blockers, antimuscarinics, aspirin, benzodiazepines, beta-blockers, bisphosphonates, calcium-channel blockers, corticosteroids, nitrates, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), theophyllines, and tricyclic antidepressants, should be reviewed. The lowest effective dose should be used and if

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Antacids Treatment summary BNF content published by NICE

(5 days ago) Antacids are best given when symptoms occur or are expected, usually between meals and at bedtime, although additional doses may be required. Conventional doses of liquid magnesium–aluminium antacids promote ulcer healing, but less well than antisecretory drugs; proof of a relationship between healing and neutralising capacity is lacking.

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Codeine Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(8 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Codeine. Both codeine and chloral hydrate can have CNS depressant effects, which might affect the ability to perform skilled tasks (see 'Drugs and Driving' in Guidance on Prescribing).

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Prescribing in children Medicines guidance BNF content

(1 days ago) Prescription writing. Prescriptions should be written according to the guidelines in Prescription Writing. Inclusion of age is a legal requirement in the case of prescription-only medicines for children under 12 years of age, but it is preferable to state the age for all prescriptions for children.. It is particularly important to state the strengths of capsules or tablets.

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General interaction information

(3 days ago) Drugs are either metabolised by phase I reactions (oxidation, reduction, or hydrolysis) or by phase II reactions (e.g. glucoronidation). Phase I reactions are mainly carried out by the cytochrome P450 family of isoenzymes, of which CYP3A4 is the most important isoenzyme involved in the metabolism of drugs.

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Colchicine Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(3 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Colchicine. Colchicine has been reported to cause rhabdomyolysis when given with fluvastatin.

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Magnesium imbalance Treatment summary BNF content

(6 days ago) Hypomagnesaemia. Since magnesium is secreted in large amounts in the gastro-intestinal fluid, excessive losses in diarrhoea, stoma or fistula can cause hypomagnesaemia; deficiency may also occur in alcoholism or as a result of treatment with certain drugs.Hypomagnesaemia often causes secondary hypocalcaemia, and also hypokalaemia.

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Peptic ulcer disease Treatment summary BNF content

(7 days ago) Drugs that induce peptic ulcers, such as NSAIDs, aspirin, bisphosphonates, immunosuppressive agents (e.g. corticosteroids), potassium chloride, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and recreational drugs such as crack cocaine should be …

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Rheumatoid arthritis Treatment summary BNF content

(7 days ago) Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic systemic inflammatory disease that causes persistent symmetrical joint synovitis (inflammation of the synovial membrane) typically of the small joints of the hands and feet, although any synovial joint can be affected. Synovitis presents as pain and prolonged stiffness that tends to be worse at rest or

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benzodiazepines Drug class BNF content published by NICE

(5 days ago) The MHRA reminds healthcare professionals that benzodiazepines and benzodiazepine-like drugs co-prescribed with opioids can produce additive CNS depressant effects, thereby increasing the risk of sedation, respiratory depression, coma, and death.

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Venlafaxine Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(4 days ago) Tapentadol. Both venlafaxine and tapentadol can have CNS depressant effects, which might affect the ability to perform skilled tasks (see 'Drugs and Driving' in Guidance on Prescribing ). Tapentadol is predicted to increase the risk of serotonin syndrome when given with venlafaxine. Manufacturer advises caution.

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Guidance on intravenous infusions Medicines guidance

(1 days ago) Drugs should only be added to infusion containers when constant plasma concentrations are needed or when the administration of a more concentrated solution would be harmful. In general, only one drug should be added to any infusion container and the components should be compatible. Ready-prepared solutions should be used whenever possible.

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Duloxetine Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(3 days ago) Both duloxetine and pentazocine can increase the risk of serotonin syndrome. See 'Serotonin syndrome' and 'Monoamine-oxidase inhibitor' under Antidepressant drugs in BNF for more information and for specific advice on avoiding monoamine-oxidase inhibitors during and after administration of other serotonergic drugs.

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Naproxen Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(1 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Naproxen. Both naproxen and darbepoetin alfa can increase the risk of hyperkalaemia (hyperkalaemia is particularly notable when ACE inhibitors or angiotensin-II receptor antagonists are given with spironolactone or eplerenone).

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Indapamide Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(3 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Indapamide. Indapamide is predicted to cause hypokalaemia (potentially increasing the risk of torsade de pointes) when given with arsenic trioxide.

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Fluoxetine Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(3 days ago) Isocarboxazid. Both fluoxetine and isocarboxazid can increase the risk of serotonin syndrome. See 'Serotonin syndrome' and 'Monoamine-oxidase inhibitor' under Antidepressant drugs in BNF for more information and for specific advice on avoiding monoamine-oxidase inhibitors during and after administration of other serotonergic drugs.

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Mirtazapine Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(4 days ago) Tapentadol. Both mirtazapine and tapentadol can have CNS depressant effects, which might affect the ability to perform skilled tasks (see 'Drugs and Driving' in Guidance on Prescribing ). Tapentadol is predicted to increase the risk of serotonin syndrome when given with mirtazapine. Manufacturer advises caution.

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Nitrofurantoin Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(7 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Nitrofurantoin. Nitrofurantoin is predicted to increase the risk of methaemoglobinaemia when given with topical prilocaine.

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Pregabalin Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(3 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Pregabalin. Both pregabalin and chloral hydrate can have CNS depressant effects, which might affect the ability to perform skilled tasks (see 'Drugs and Driving' in Guidance on Prescribing).

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Doxazosin Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(2 days ago) Avanafil. Both doxazosin and avanafil can increase the risk of hypotension. Doxazosin causes significant hypotensive effects when given with avanafil. Manufacturer advises patient should be stabilised on first drug then second drug should be added at the lowest recommended dose. Severity of interaction: Severe.

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Parkinson's disease Treatment summary BNF content

(5 days ago) Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative condition resulting from the death of dopaminergic cells of the substantia nigra in the brain. Patients with Parkinson's disease classically present with motor-symptoms including hypokinesia, bradykinesia, rigidity, rest tremor, and postural instability. Non-motor symptoms include dementia

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Fentanyl Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(1 days ago) Brimonidine. Both fentanyl and brimonidine can increase the risk of bradycardia. Both fentanyl and brimonidine can have CNS depressant effects, which might affect the ability to perform skilled tasks (see 'Drugs and Driving' in Guidance on Prescribing ).

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Sumatriptan Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(4 days ago) Both sumatriptan and clomipramine can increase the risk of serotonin syndrome. See 'Serotonin syndrome' and 'Monoamine-oxidase inhibitor' under Antidepressant drugs in BNF for more information and for specific advice on avoiding monoamine-oxidase inhibitors during and after administration of other serotonergic drugs.

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Ondansetron Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(4 days ago) Both ondansetron and almotriptan can increase the risk of serotonin syndrome. See 'Serotonin syndrome' and 'Monoamine-oxidase inhibitor' under Antidepressant drugs in BNF for more information and for specific advice on avoiding monoamine-oxidase inhibitors during and after administration of other serotonergic drugs.

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Zuclopenthixol Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(7 days ago) Nilotinib. Both zuclopenthixol and nilotinib prolong the QT interval. Most manufacturers advise avoiding the use of two or more drugs that are associated with QT prolongation. Increasing age, female sex, cardiac disease, and some metabolic disturbances (notably hypokalaemia) predispose to QT prolongation.

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Paroxetine Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(3 days ago) Isocarboxazid. Both paroxetine and isocarboxazid can increase the risk of serotonin syndrome. See 'Serotonin syndrome' and 'Monoamine-oxidase inhibitor' under Antidepressant drugs in BNF for more information and for specific advice on avoiding monoamine-oxidase inhibitors during and after administration of other serotonergic drugs.

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Iron Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(5 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Iron. Oral zinc is predicted to decrease the efficacy of oral iron and oral iron is predicted to decrease the efficacy of oral zinc.

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Risperidone Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(4 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Risperidone. Both risperidone and arsenic trioxide prolong the QT interval. Most manufacturers advise avoiding the use of two or more drugs that are associated with QT prolongation.

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Trazodone Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(Just Now) Tapentadol. Both trazodone and tapentadol can have CNS depressant effects, which might affect the ability to perform skilled tasks (see 'Drugs and Driving' in Guidance on Prescribing ). Tapentadol is predicted to increase the risk of serotonin syndrome when given with trazodone. Manufacturer advises caution.

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Levetiracetam Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(6 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Levetiracetam. Both levetiracetam and chloral hydrate can have CNS depressant effects, which might affect the ability to perform skilled tasks (see 'Drugs and Driving' in Guidance on Prescribing).

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Trimethoprim Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(5 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Trimethoprim. Both trimethoprim and darbepoetin alfa can increase the risk of hyperkalaemia (hyperkalaemia is particularly notable when ACE inhibitors or angiotensin-II receptor antagonists are given with spironolactone or eplerenone).

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Hydroxyzine Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(2 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Hydroxyzine. Both hydroxyzine and arsenic trioxide prolong the QT interval. Most manufacturers advise avoiding the use of two or more drugs that are associated with QT prolongation.

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Topiramate Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(3 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Topiramate. Phenytoin decreases the concentration of topiramate and topiramate increases the concentration of phenytoin.

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Ciclosporin Interactions BNF content published by NICE

(4 days ago) A list of drugs that interact with Ciclosporin. Measles, mumps and rubella vaccine, live is predicted to increase the risk of generalised infection …

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