AMH Children’s Dosing Companion - New Edition Out Now!
The July 2023 release is available now in print and online. Changes include 5 new monographs; specific changes of interest include:
- vosoritide, a first-in-class drug used to treat achondroplasia in children
- dulaglutide for type 2 diabetes in children 10 years and older
- dosing information for a new injectable formulation of lorazepam for status epilepticus
- elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor dosing in children aged 6 years and above has been expanded to include those weighing <30 kg
- ambrisentan for pulmonary arterial hypertension
- brand names in the combined oral contraceptives table can now be viewed as dropdown results from the search window
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 2023 Online Release
We’re constantly improving and updating the AMH; here are some recent changes that may interest you:
- new monographs, eg vericiguat for heart failure, opicapone for Parkinson’s disease
- updated precautions for Janus kinase inhibitors, eg tofacitinib, to reduce the risk of serious adverse effects
- other safety-related updates, eg anticoagulant-related nephropathy, withdrawal of pholcodine, severe skin reactions with rivaroxaban
- revised therapeutic information, eg for the management of alcohol dependence and withdrawal
- updated advice for the use of the oral COVID-19 treatment nirmatrelvir and ritonavir with concomitant drugs
See the summary of key changes for all new and deleted drugs. If you’re new to AMH, make sure you watch our videos.
AMH Aged Care Companion - April 2023 Online Release
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.
This release has new content and a number of changes. Updated topics that may be of interest include benign prostatic hyperplasia, constipation, dyspepsia, fall prevention, heart failure, hypertension, oedema, osteoarthritis, peripheral arterial disease, prostatitis, stroke prevention and urinary tract infection.
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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