AMH Children’s Dosing Companion - New Edition Out Now!

The July 2022 release is available now in print and online. Changes include new monographs for:

  • 6 neuromuscular blocking agents and the reversal drug, sugammadex
  • ranibizumab for retinopathy of prematurity
  • remdesivir to treat COVID-19 in children >3 kg
  • secukinumab for moderate-to-severe psoriasis
  • evolocumab for familial hypercholesterolaemia
  • calcipotriol with betamethasone, nicotine replacement therapy in adolescents, and ruxolitinib.

Dosing and administration instructions have been added for a new formulation of budesonide that dissolves in the mouth for eosinophilic oesophagitis. There’s also new advice about the best time to take oral levonorgestrel as an emergency contraceptive.

Many small but important changes are made in every update of the CDC; these are outlined in the Summary of key changes. You should make checking this summary one of the first things you do with every new release.

Australian Medicines Handbook - July 2022 Online Release

The July 2022 release is available now. Some recent changes that may interest you include:

  • COVID-19 updates, including information on COVID-19 vaccines, the oral treatments molnupiravir and nirmatrelvir with ritonavir, and the COVID treatment indication for tocilizumab
  • heart failure management revised, incorporating the recently approved use of dapagliflozin and empagliflozin
  • new indications, eg ozanimod for ulcerative colitis, tenecteplase for ischaemic stroke
  • new section on type 2 diabetes in younger people
  • contraception updates, including addition of the COC drospirenone with estetrol, deletion of norethisterone with mestranol, and a change to recommended timing of levonorgestrel for emergency contraception

There is a summary of key changes, including all new and deleted drugs, in every edition.

2022 AMH Aged Care Companion

The 2022 AMH Aged Care Companion is available now in Book or Online.
The AMH Aged Care Companion is our trusted, practical reference for health care professionals who work with older people.
The selected topics included in this companion reflect some of the most common illnesses and problems requiring drug treatment that confront the aged.
With every update, there are many changes to ensure the information remains current and relevant to the use of medicines in older people.
The April 2022 update includes added content and a number of changes. Some that may be of interest include:

  • updated topics including benign prostatic hyperplasia, heart failure, immunisation, influenza, osteoarthritis, pain assessment, skin infections

Many small but important changes are made in every update of the ACC; these are outlined in the Summary of key changes. You should make checking this summary one of the first things you do with every new release.

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