30 October 2020

The Clinical Takeaway Podcast: one pill can kill!

Clinical Public Health

Dr David Lim talks to Dr Rose Cairns about commonly prescribed drugs and how to safely store them at home.

In this episode:

– Beta blockers, Ca channels blockers, TCAs, sulfonylureas and other commonly prescribed agents.
– Storage and greater care should be taken with these drugs at home.
– When a child has ingested something don’t induce vomiting or give something to eat.

Host: Dr David Lim, GP

Guest: Dr Rose Cairns, lecturer, school of pharmacy, University of Sydney; senior poisons specialist, New South Wales Poisons Information Centre.

Total time: 45 mins

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