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Would you be able to check for important medicines interactions?

September 19th 2017

Tagged: DDA news Clinical guidance news

By Ailsa Colquhoun

A 47-year-old man gives you a handwritten prescription for some blood pressure medication – and for a drug he hasn’t taken before. Due to a computer glitch, the GP (an unfamiliar locum) wasn’t able to access his medication record, and he is concerned whether the new medicine is OK to take with his other drugs: efavirenz and combivir?

What advice would you give? DDA members can get help with the answer by visiting the online library of Drug Information Quizzes.

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