Brief Updates

Erythromycin and warfarin interaction

In December 2011 we wrote to the Waitemata Accident and Medical clinics, and the pharmacies that regularly serve them to highlight the interaction between erythromycin and…

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Oral contraceptive interactions update

The latest advice from the WHO and the RCOG is that additional contraceptive precautions are NOT required with the combined hormonal contraceptive (CHC) during or after…

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Flu vaccines for pregnant women

In NZ we are mostly giving the flu vaccine in the 2nd and 3rd trimesters, but if flu circulates widely it can be given in the 1st trimester.  There…

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