OTC

Baby and child health

By offering good advice, pharmacy teams can play a vital role in helping parents deal with self-limiting childhood ailments

Watching Briefs: Baby & child health

We round up all the latest product news in the baby and child health category

Watching Briefs: Allergies

Roundup of activity and product news in the allergy management category

Watching Briefs: Topical analgesics

Product news in the topical pain relief category – all the latest here

Watching Briefs: Supplements

What's happening with the Fultium and Bio-Kult brands? Find out here

Supplements: Update on vitamin D

Everyone needs an intake of vitamin D equivalent to 10mcg (400iu) daily to help maintain healthy bones, teeth and muscles

Supplements: What’s the evidence?

Millions of people take vitamin and mineral supplements, but what’s the evidence concerning the most popular nutrients?

Allergies: Scratching the surface

Allergy rates have been rising for decades and we still don’t really know why. So what can be done to help sufferers?

Time to think topical

With topical analgesics driving growth in the musculoskeletal pain category, now is the time to think beyond skin deep

Leg & foot care: Best foot forward

Feet are usually shoved in shoes and ignored but paying them a bit of attention can make a big difference

Watching Briefs: Leg & foot care

We round up the latest OTC product news and campaigns in the leg & foot care category

Watching Briefs: Pain management

The latest product news rounded up in pharmacy's pain management category

Insomnia & stress: Wake-up call

It is important that pharmacists understand the health consequences of long-term stress and sleep disruption

Headache & migraine: Knock it on the head

Migraine can blight the lives of those affected but there is plenty pharmacists can do to lessen its impact on patients

Women's health: Fake news or actual fact?

Separating fact from fiction when it comes to women’s health – what pharmacists can do to help

New Lypsyl variant

Lypsyl Sun Protect SPF 50 with Vanilla has been added to the Lypsyl lip care line-up for the summer sales season

Travel health: Travellers checks

Travellers can suffer from a range of health ailments. Here we consider some typical scenarios pharmacists might encounter

Watching Brief: Kalms

Kalms Lavender One-A-Day Capsules help relieve symptoms of anxiety with benefits evident in two weeks, claims Lanes Health

Watching Brief: Nexium

Nexium Control can provide up to 24 hours’ protection against heartburn – useful if going on holiday, says Pfizer

Watching Brief: Lepicol

Lepicol Lighter is described as a natural food supplement that can help with weight loss. Its ingredients include glucomannan
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Dovonex is switched from POM to P

Dovonex Psoriasis Ointment (calcipotriol 50mcg/g) has been reclassified as a P medicine, the MHRA has announced

Pharmacists key to reducing polypharmacy in over-70s

Medication reviews by clinical pharmacists will reduce polypharmacy in the over-70s, new research suggests

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Have your say on ’Face to face’ report

By NPA head of communications, Stephen Fishwick. The NPA has released its ‘Face to face’ report and would like to yo...

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Superdrug offers chickenpox vaccination service

Superdrug “delighted” to offer chickenpox vaccination service at 58 of its nurse and pharmacist health clinic stores

Watching Briefs: Baby & child health

We round up all the latest product news in the baby and child health category

Patient safety in community pharmacy

This CPD module, which also appears in the June 2017 print edition of Pharmacy Magazine, looks at patient safety in comm...