News and updates from www.palliativedrugs.com

June 2017 Selected items from the News and Latest Additions sections of www.palliativedrugs.com, the world’s leading palliative care website with over 30,000 members from 169 Countries. Safety updates FDA restricts codeine and tramadol in children and adolescents As part of an on-going safety review, the FDA have further restricted the use of codeine and tramadol: […]

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  Selected items from the News and Latest Additions sections of www.palliativedrugs.com, the world’s leading palliative care website with over 30,000 members from 169 Countries. Safety updates MHRA warning regarding hyoscine butylbromide MHRA published a warning in February 2017 reminding health professionals about the risk of serious adverse effects with hyoscine butylbromide injection IV/IM in […]

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Comparing the symptom experience of cancer patients and non-cancer patients. Deshields TL, Penalba V, Liu J, Avery J. Support Care Cancer. 2017 Apr;25(4):1103-1109.   This study focussed on symptom burden of 301 consecutive patients from a general medical clinic and 558 cancer patients from a tumour registry who completed the Memorial Symptom Assessment Scale. Results […]

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07/04/2017 Selected items from the News and Latest Additions sections of www.palliativedrugs.com, the world’s leading palliative care website with over 30,000 members from 169 Countries. Hot topics Cochrane review: pharmacological interventions for pruritus in adult palliative care patients In this update to the original review in 2013, the authors concluded that there were was low–moderate […]

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