Upfront: Are blood eosinophil counts helpful in predicting patient responses to inhaled corticosteroids in COPD?

The risks and benefits of treatment with inhaled corticosteroids...

March 2016

Newly-subsidised medicines for the treatment of patients with COPD

Subsidy changes for medicines used to treat patients with COPD...

March 2016

The use of dabigatran in general practice

Dabigatran (Pradaxa) is now available in New Zealand, fully...

September 2011

Upfront: Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenomics for General Practitioners: Time for clinical...

December 2010

What is Bioavailability and Bioequivalence

Bioequivalence is established by undertaking a single or in...

July 2009

The regulation and oversight of generic medicines in NZ

In New Zealand, Medsafe is responsible for the regulation of...

July 2009

Appendix: How is Bioequivalence Established

Bioequivalence is established by undertaking a single or in...

July 2009

The role of antiplatelet agents

Antiplatelet drugs including aspirin, clopidogrel and dipyrimadole,...

February 2009

Eltroxin (levothyroxine) formulation change

From July 2007, Glaxo Smith Kline has distributed a new formulation...

August 2008

Snippets: Drug information of topical interest


• Calcium Supplementation and the risk of myocardial infarction
• Use...

December 2007

What is bioequivalence

Explains bioequivalence, how it’s regulated in New Zealand...

March 2007

The CYP450 System

An overview of the CYP450 system with particular reference to...

March 2007

Dear Dave

Can smoking cessation affect the dose of antipsychotics?Do statins...

February 2007

Lithium in General Practice

In this article we provide an overview and guidance on the management...

February 2007

Pharmacogenetics

Pharmacogenetics: relevance in the treatment of depression

October 2006

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