A new Standard of Practice for doctors in Manitoba came into effect on November 1, 2020, which will impact any Manitoban who uses certain sleeping pills. The Standard of Practice for Prescribing Benzodiazepines & Z-drugs will encourage a more judicious use of medications commonly used to treat [...]
August is National Drug Drop-Off Month in Canada, an initiative led by Drug Free Kids Canada to highlight the dangers of youth accessing prescription medications, and the importance of returning unused and expired medicines for environmentally safe disposal.
One of the ways in which we can help to keep the older adults in our community healthy is by promoting the sensible use of antibiotics. Older adults tend to take a lot of regular, daily medications, and adding antibiotics into this mix can put the older adult at risk of drug interactions, [...]