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Author: WHO Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of E
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: medicines, essential, selection
Number of Pages: 189
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 924120950X
ISBN-13: 9789241209502

This report presents the recommendations of the Subcommittee of the WHO Expert Committee responsible for the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines. The task of this Subcommittee was to draw up the first WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for Children. The first part of the report contains a summary of the Committee "s considerations and justifications for the inclusion of particular medicines in the Model List for Children. Appendices to the main report include the first WHO Model List of Essential Medicines for Children, a list of all the items it contains sorted according to their 5-level
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Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: essential, medicines, model, list, including, expert, report, selection, committee
Number of Pages: 129
Published: 2006
ISBN-10: 924120933X
ISBN-13: 9789241209335

This report presents the recommendations of the WHO Expert Committee responsible for updating the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines. The first part provides a brief description of the Open Session of the Committee, followed by updates on the Model Formulary and the Essential Medicines Library, the Priority Medicines Project and current activities in the field of rational use. There are also progress reports on the review of essential medicines for reproductive health and of the New Emergency Health Kit. The second part presents summaries of the Committee's considerations and justifications
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Author: Mark C. Stuart
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: formulary, model
Number of Pages: 646
Published: 2009
ISBN-10: 9241547650
ISBN-13: 9789241547659

Since its first publication in 2002, the WHO Model Formularyhas become an indispensable source of independent information on essential medicines for pharmaceutical policy-makers and prescribers worldwide. The Model Formularyis the authoritative guide on how to make effective use of the medicines on the WHO Model List of Essential Medicines, so improving patient safety, and limiting unnecessary medical spending. For each medicine the Model Formularyprovides information on use, dosage, adverse effects, contraindications and warnings, supplemented by guidance on selecting the right medicine for a
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Author: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Publisher: Federal Citizen Information Center
Keywords: wisely, medicines, using
Number of Pages: 2
Published: 2007-01-01
ISBN-10: 1612210376
ISBN-13: 9781612210377

Simple tips to follow when taking medications, including questions to ask and the importance of reading labels and keeping track of all the medicines you take.
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Author: U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Publisher: Federal Citizen Information Center
Keywords: medicines, smoking
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2009-01-01
ISBN-10: 161221021X
ISBN-13: 9781612210216

Find out about products and medicines to help you quit smoking and get tips on creating a plan to stop smoking.
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Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: forty, first, report, preparations, pharmaceutical, committee, specifications, expert
Number of Pages: 173
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 9241209437
ISBN-13: 9789241209434

This report sets out the recommendations of an international group of experts relating to developments in the quality assurance of medicines and specifications for drug substances and dosage forms. It contains guidelines of direct relevance to the UN Prequalification Programme for Priority Essential Medicines and for quality control laboratories, including procedures governing the assessment of pharmaceutical products for procurement by UN agencies and for assessing the acceptability of quality control laboratories. It also includes discussion regarding several monographs for inclusion in the
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Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: children, medicines, safety, promoting
Number of Pages: 65
Published: 2007-08
ISBN-10: 9241563435
ISBN-13: 9789241563437

Monitoring the safety of medicine use in children is of paramount importance since, during the clinical development of medicines, only limited data on this aspect are generated through clinical trials. Use of medicines outside the specifications described in the license (e.g. in terms of formulation, indications, contraindications or age) constitutes off-label and off-license use and these are a major area of concern. These guidelines are intended to improve awareness of medicine safety issues among everyone who has an interest in the safety of medicines in children and to provide guidance on
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