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Here comes the answer 68th…The anti-malaria

Here comes the answer 68th…The anti-malaria

Last Monday we looked at the seemingly

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Can you deliver 69th…The anti malaria.

Can you deliver 69th…The anti malaria.

I will just post this question as received in my mail box
Pls I have a qustion which I belif you must have come across it. Why is it that some companies place Artemether/lume as precaution/contraindication in breastfeeding mothers while infants frm 3mnth old hv dia susp n dispersible of d same drug to take? Tnx
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Here comes the answer 68th…The mouth symptoms

Here comes the answer 68th…The mouth symptoms

Everyone who practices in any form of clinical setting that involves direct

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Funny side of the practice 6th

Funny side of the practice 6th

And this man walks into the pharmacy with quick paces, permit me to call him customer 1. Before he could say what he wanted, a medical doctor rushes in for an emergency. The following took place
Pharmacist:(to customer1)good evening sir.
Customer 1: how u dey my Pharm?
Pharmacist: I am fine sir, how was ur day?
Customer 1: hmm..we thank God, please do you….
Doc:(rushes in)…please pharm let me have pent and tegretol 2%, it’s an emergency
Customer 1:…emer what!…so mine own is not emergency, what nonsense, you….
Pharmacist: it’s ok sir, I will get somebody to attend to you while I attend to the doctor…please
As the pharmacist called somebody to attend to him and wanted to start attending to the doctor,customer 1 held his hands and said
Customer1: Pharm, let that girl attend to that emergency, you will attend to mine own emergency, mine is a very great emergency…
Doctor: sir, this is about life and death, I am not here for…
Customer1: (turning to the doctor, who was getting impatient now)…and mine is what…death and life?…I am here before you and I must be answered first, see this guy, you want to make things spoil for mee?
Meanwhile,the pharmacist has has told someone else to get the drugs for the doctor,while the argument was ongoing on,the drugs needed by the doctor was brought and packed and he went to pay, meanwhile, customer 1 was still holding unto the pharmacist. As the doctor made his way out, customer 1 hissed and said.
Customer 1: no mind them, na so dem dey lie, no b only emergency na labour, na so some carry ambulance enter filling station during this last fuel scarcity,dey form emergency, na so everybody give dem chance, dey buy full tank and two rubber, I even pay for some, only for me to dey comot see dem where dem chop isi-ewu besides the filling station come dey use hose dey transfer d one wey dem buy for rubber into their cars, lie lie,dem no fit do me again, dem see me come dey laff, dey tell me say,oga this is lagos…Abeg give my own emergency..emergency dey house for me.
Pharmacist(laughing): what do we give you sir?
Customer 1:give me two kiss condoms
that-look-1
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Can you deliver 68th…The mouth symptoms

Can you deliver 68th…The mouth symptoms

A lady came to my office with a folder from the hospital, on enquiring from her why she took her folder away from the clinic, she told me the doctor was so busy and she feels he did not take time to attend to her because there were so many people he has to attend to, She took the prescription to the nurse and expressed her concern, the nurse advised her get malaria drug assuring her that the wound on her lips are signs of malaria, confused,she took her folder and decided to see her pharmacist, because, according to her, the pharmacist in the clinic wouldn’t have her time as they are over worked and has so many people to attend to. On examining the folder(a sheet of paper), I discovered it was just the sheet the doctor jotted down her her symptoms, what he wrote on it is as follows.
-angular stomatitis
-cheilosis
-lacrimation
-Perleche?
-fatigue
-poor memeory
R/o plasmodium and salmonella
Then on the prescription, we have
Tab fluconazole 50mg daily x10/7
Tab riboflavin 5mg daily x3/12
Tab bcomplex I daily x3/12
Syrup astyfer 15mls daily
As a pharmacist what would you do,what advise or solution would you proffer.
………….unanimous wrote in from Zaria
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Heart Failure Guidelines Updated with Two New Drugs

Heart Failure Guidelines Updated with Two New Drugs

The American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association (AHA), and the Heart Failure Society of America have updated their heart failure guidelines to include an

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Here comes the answer 67th! Iatrogenic Impotence!

Here comes the answer 67th! Iatrogenic Impotence!

Prince did a good job in listing the mechanisms that may lead to antihypertensive-induced

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Fake contraception:Stakeholders agree to combat

Fake contraception:Stakeholders agree to combat

He said apart from the poor knowledge about emergency contraceptives, they are also obtainable over the counter mostly without an

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Can you deliver 67th? Iatrogenic impotence!

Can you deliver 67th? Iatrogenic impotence!

Sometimes in my pharmacy, a particular complaint becomes the order of the day. You can see like ten people...

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LADY Pharmacists galvanized towards national development

LADY Pharmacists galvanized towards national development

Prominent personalities who graced the event and were duely recognized include

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NSAIDS may play a role in preventing breast cancer

NSAIDS may play a role in preventing breast cancer

in addition to possible prevention, there may also be a role for NSAIDs in the treatment of women with established

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PSN Lagos celebrates UNILAG’s best students

PSN Lagos celebrates UNILAG’s best students

It was a very memorable day in the lives of the 11 pharmacy students from the university of Lagos, who graduated with first class in the last Academic year.They were hosted by pharmaceutical society of Nigeria(PSN) Lagos chapter, during the 2016 annual luncheon and award ceremony of the society which took place on Sunday 8th of May 2016 at the Sheraton hotel and towers Ikeja Lagos.
The society gave the best graduating student with a gp of 4.78 #50,00 the rest got #40,000 and a plaque each. The chief launcher of the day and chairman of Nemel Pharmaceuticals Enugu, Prince Ugwu gave the students #1m to share, the chairman of alph pharmacy Pharm Ike Onyechi also dolled out #200,000, while the chairman of Industrial pharmacist association of Nigeria and the GM of Greenlife,Pharmacist Falabi gave them 400k, the chairman of Pharmaceutical importers and MD of Embassy pharmacy chief Nnamdi Obi also encouraged the students with a total donation of 475k. Other dignitaries also showered them with praise and and cash donations.
The immediate past president of the Pharmaceutical society of Nigeria(PSN)Pharmacist Olumide Akintayo (FPSN) also took the student down memory lane of hard work and admonished them to ensure the are good ambassadors of the profession and praised PSN Lagos for celebrating excellence.
The best graduating student, Ayoola Smith also expressed gratitude on behalf of his classmates and promised the gathering that they would continue to make the profession proud.
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from R-L: Aminu A Aminu,Innocent Akinowo,Adelekan Titilope my humble self is sandinh

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ALPS conference venue moved!

ALPS conference venue moved!

Dear colleagues.
PLEASE NOTE THE VENUE FOR THE ALPS CONFERENCE IS NOW AIRPORT HOTEL, OBAFEMI AWOLOWO WAY IKEJA LAGOS.
Please kindly circulate so as many ALPIANS as possible will be informed about the conference and will attend. inform all of the venue change.

Registration and collection of conference materials will commence on Tuesday 10th May at the AIRPORT hotel from 5pm , Wednesday 11th from 5pm and Thursday 12th from 9am. Only registered delegates are entitled to conference materials.

Day 1.  10th May 2016 SENSITIZATION WALK AND HEALTH SCREENING FROM LASUTH GATE TO IKEJA LGA. FIRST LADY LAGOS STATE EXPECTED TO LEAD THE WALK.
Time. 10am
DRESS CODE IS ALPS T SHIRT AND CAP.
THEY CAN BE PURCHASED AT THE VENUE FOR1500. read more

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Fake drugs: Economics graduate bags five years imprisonment

Fake drugs: Economics graduate bags five years imprisonment

Justice Faji held that the fake drugs which lacked the major anti-malaria and anti-bacteria components have serious detrimental effects on persons as well as serious

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New Recommendations for Use of Metformin in Renal Impairment

New Recommendations for Use of Metformin in Renal Impairment

These changes will allow more patients with mild to moderate renal impairment to receive metformin, which is generally the

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May & Baker to honour outstanding pharmacist

May & Baker to honour outstanding pharmacist

President, Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN), Ahmed Yakasai, has inaugurated the selection committee for the 12th edition of the May & Baker Professional Service Awards.

The committee comprised five eminent pharmacists led by Maureen Ebigbeyi, a fellow of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria and Director, Ports Inspection Directorate, National Agency for Foods, Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC). The winner of this year’s award is expected to be announced at the 89th Annual National Conference of the PSN, scheduled for Mina, Niger State, in November. read more

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Here comes the Answer 66th…Can quinine be used to abort?

Here comes the Answer 66th…Can quinine be used to abort?

Let me start by saying that i cannot claim to be unaware of this issue of using schweppes and andrews liver salt either as

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Can you deliver 66th: Can quinine be used to Abort?

Can you deliver 66th: Can quinine be used to Abort?

I have this question that has been bordering me. My aunthy is pregnant and the doctor prescribed quinine and artesunate for her last month, she has taken it and and she is

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world malaria day: The War on the Anophelines

world malaria day: The War on the Anophelines

Mosquitoes can smell human breath. They have receptors on their antennae that detect the carbon dioxide released when we exhale. Those plumes of CO2 rise into the air, acting as trails that the

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Here comes the answer 65th! Help this bed-wetting stop!

Here comes the answer 65th! Help this bed-wetting stop!

In bed-wetting non pharmacological approaches to treatment include

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