# medication - Thursday 18 April, 2013
The recommended drugs are for ulcer disease and high cholesterol which account for 15 per cent of the drugs budget.
# medication - Monday 15 April, 2013
The HSE is currently in negotiations with the manufacturers of Pirfenidone, which has life-extending benefits for Lung Fibrosis patients.
# medication - Friday 5 April, 2013
The judge ruled that current restrictions requiring teens to obtain a prescription were “politically motivated” and “scientifically unjustified”.
# medication - Monday 25 March, 2013
The NCA has found that some pharmacies are charging double for the same drugs.
# medication - Tuesday 19 March, 2013
The drug is currently being used to help patients recovering from the side effects of chemotherapy.
# medication - Sunday 16 December, 2012
A new report on medication use by the elderly in Ireland says that switching to generic medicines could save millions.
# medication - Wednesday 7 November, 2012
New research indicates that changing the delivery of several medications into one fixed-dose combination pill could improve people’s adherence to preventative medications.
# medication - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
Following a review of echincea’s safety and effectiveness, the IMB is advising against children using it.
# medication - Saturday 11 August, 2012
Just over one year ago the rules for getting the morning-after pill in Ireland were relaxed. Alison Begas looks at what this change has meant for women.
# medication - Friday 27 July, 2012
Thalidomide survivor Lynette Rowe is suing German drug maker.
# medication - Sunday 24 June, 2012
Nine things to know this morning.
# medication - Saturday 9 June, 2012
A small group of Irish soldiers are holding protests and bringing legal action over the use of Lariam in the Defence Forces. TheJournal.ie investigates.
# medication - Wednesday 30 May, 2012
MS Ireland is calling for improved access to medication for people with MS.
# medication - Thursday 26 April, 2012
# medication - Monday 12 March, 2012
The Irish Medicines Board says new instructions will give more detail on children’s ages and the related dosage.
# medication - Friday 24 February, 2012
However, finding the finance for that fund won’t be easy, the NCCP’s director warns.
# medication - Monday 23 January, 2012
Over 20 people have died after taking the free medication provided by government hospitals in Lahore.
# medication - Monday 5 December, 2011
The government has announced a €13.644 budget for health in 2012 – and says the state must save €543 million on healthcare spending.
# medication - Wednesday 23 November, 2011
A survey on drug consumption in Ireland has noted a “huge increase” in the usage of legally available opiates – particularly among women – prompting a call for the examination of how benzodiazepines are prescribed.
# medication - Sunday 25 September, 2011
With the Department of Health considering the introduction of a cannabis-based medication, we’re asking what you think about the legalisation of such products…
# medication - Monday 9 May, 2011
Irish Pharmacy Union conference hears that the current system of medicine distribution can leave cancer patients waiting up to two weeks for oral chemotherapy treatment.
# medication - Thursday 23 September, 2010
The medication has been taken off the market after European Medicines Agency ruled that the risks outweigh the benefits.