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Welcome to Lazy Pharmacy’s Knowledge Hub! We’re here to talk all things managing medications and pharmacy. Medication management is a complex issue that we’ll explore with our expert of over 25 years! Keep your eyes peeled for the latest from our amazing pharmacist in residence.

How to use your Turbuhaler

Using your inhaler (puffer) properly is important when you have asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). This short video shows you how to use a Turbuhaler. Medication A Turbuhaler is used with a number of different medications. These include: Bricanyl (terbutaline) Oxis (eformoterol) Pulmicort (budesonide) Symbicort (budesonide plus eformoterol) Checklist of steps Unscrew and remove cover Check dose counter Keep inhaler Continue Reading

How to use your standard puffer

Using your inhaler (puffer) properly is important when you have asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). This short clip shows you how to use a standard metered dose inhaler (MDI), often called a puffer. Medications A standard puffer is used with many different medications. These include: Airomir (salbutamol) Alvesco (ciclesonide) APO-Salbutamol (salbutamol) Asmol (salbutamol) Atrovent (ipratropium) Flixotide and Flixotide Junior (fluticasone propionate) Continue Reading

How to use your Accuhaler

Using your inhaler (puffer) properly is important when you have asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). This short video shows you how to use an Accuhaler. Medications An Accuhaler is used with a number of different medications. These include: Flixotide (fluticasone propionate) Flixotide Junior (fluticasone propionate) Seretide (fluticasone propionate plus salmeterol) Serevent (salmeterol) Checklist of steps Check dose counter Open cover (use thumb grip) Continue Reading

6 elements of any solution to problematic medication management

Problematic medication management is a reason for too many unnecessary complications in our health system. It also stands as a serious economic burden resulting in over 1.4 billion dollars spent on rectifying these complications, in Australia alone. The World Health Organisation has also realised the seriousness of the matter, proposing a global target of 50% Continue Reading

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