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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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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Can you deliver 65th? Help this bed-wetting stop!

Can you deliver 65th? Help this bed-wetting stop!

Pharmacist! Pharmacist!! Pharmaaaaciiist!!! My banker neighbour’s voice jolted me out of the brain rehearsal I was doing in preparation for my presentation at the teaching hospital that morning. I wound down the glass and asked the driver to stop the car engine that was warming up to hit the street. Mrs Funto was waving a piece of paper which she also used to fan herself as she approached. I do usually tease her of her overweight.

Mrs. Funto: (panting) Am sorry, I wanted to ask you about it yesterday but you looked tired when you came back. Are you in a hurry? would it be better when you come back? read more

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Here comes the answer 64th! Antimalarial choices in first trimester

Here comes the answer 64th! Antimalarial choices in first trimester

Antimalarial drugs considered to be safe in first trimester according to WHO guideline include quinine, proguanil, clindamycin and Chloroquine. Quinine alone or in combination with clindamycin remain the drug of choice for treatment of falciparum malaria in first trimester. However,  it is recommended that ACTs or Artesunate + clindamycin can still be used in the event of quinine not available or treatment failure

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Recall that moment when a customer 

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Can you deliver 64th: Anti malarial choices in first trimester

Can you deliver 64th: Anti malarial choices in first trimester

We know we have answered questions on anti malarial choices in pregnancy before on this site but the sender wants us to be sure that

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Here comes the answer 63rd: The Dental patients

Here comes the answer 63rd: The Dental patients

Unless you want Mr.Lambe to become a monk after he might have experienced the disulfiram-like reaction associated with accumulation of acetaldehyde as a result of inhibition of dehydrogenase enzyme responsible for alcohol metabolism, we might just do well to

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Yakassai on the move

Yakassai on the move

Lastly, we find it imperative here to appeal to Your Excellency to redress the defects in the appointment of the Director General of NAFDAC in the

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