Topic "Medications" in Spanish - total 14 documentsTitle: Active ingredient prescribing - all you need to know
Summary: The way medicine information looks on your prescription from your doctor is changing. The change is part of an Australian Government initiative, and means most Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and Repatriation PBS (RPBS) prescription medicines will be prescribed by their active ingredient rather than their brand name.
Title: Consumer medication - antipsychotic medications
Summary: Antipsychotic medicines are medicines used to treat types of mental illness called psychotic illness. Psychotic illnesses are mental illnesses that affect the way people think, feel and behave. People with psychotic illnesses may have problems with identifying what is really happening and what is not really happening. Symptoms of psychotic illnesses occur in different kinds of mental disorders including bipolar disorder, depression, psychosis related to illicit drug use and schizophrenia.
Title: Continence products
Summary: This translated resource provides information on continence products that are used to manage the symptoms of poor bladder and bowel control. It describes what they are, what types of continence products are available, what to think about when choosing a product and some information on who pays for continence products.
Title: Medication allergies and adverse reactions (bilingual)
Summary: Bilingual information on medication allergies and adverse reactions for hospital admission, during your hospital stay and when you go home.
Title: Medicines and Arthritis
Summary: General information about the main types of medicines used for people with arthritis. It also gives tips on the safe use of medicines and where to go for further information. This sheet does not cover the full range of possible side effects for each medicine, which should be discussed further with a doctor or pharmacist.
Title: Medicines List
Summary: A medicines list can be a useful way to keep all the information about your medicines together. Show it to your doctor or pharmacist each time you visit.
Title: New rules for medicines with codeine
Summary: Since February 2018 you can only buy medicines with codeine with a prescription from your doctor. This is because codeine is an opioid medicine and should only be taken on the advice of a doctor or nurse.
Title: Pain medicines after surgery (bilingual)
Summary: Bilingual information regarding pain medications provided after surgery. Designed to accompany a prescription or supply of medicines for pain relief after surgery.
Title: PEP (post exposure prophylaxis)
Summary: Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a HIV medication which is taken within 72 hours of possible exposure to HIV infection and is taken for 28 days. This fact sheet explains what PEP is, how you can get it and where you can get help.
Title: PrEP (pre exposure prophylaxis)
Summary: PrEP is medication used to prevent HIV. This fact sheet explains what PrEP is, how you can get it and where you can get help.
Title: Safe Use of Medicines (fact sheet)
Summary: Fact sheet with information on how to use your medicines safely.
Title: Taking your medicines after hospital (bilingual)
Summary: Advice for taking your medicines after being in hospital
Title: Vaccine side effects
Summary: This translated document outlines common side effects that occur soon after vaccination and last 1 to 2 days. Generally no treatment is required. Download the document to find out more.
Title: What to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital
Summary: Information about what to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital.
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