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Topic "Medications" in Chinese (simplified) - total 13 documents

Title: Antibiotic resistance- the facts
Summary: Overuse and misuse of antibiotics is increasing the problem of antibiotic resistance. We are all part of the problem and the solution. Read the facts that bust some common misconceptions about antibiotic use and antibiotic resistance.

Title: Consumer medication - antipsychotic medications
Summary: Antipsychotic medicines are medicines used to treat types of mental illness called psychotic illness. Psychotic illnesses are mental illnesses that affect the way people think, feel and behave. People with psychotic illnesses may have problems with identifying what is really happening and what is not really happening. Symptoms of psychotic illnesses occur in different kinds of mental disorders including bipolar disorder, depression, psychosis related to illicit drug use and schizophrenia.

Title: Continence products
Summary: This translated resource provides information on continence products that are used to manage the symptoms of poor bladder and bowel control. It describes what they are, what types of continence products are available, what to think about when choosing a product and some information on who pays for continence products.

Title: Medicines - information for residents, families and carers
Summary: A translated resource with information about medicine management for residents, families and carers. It outlines some side effects of medicines and ways to prevent problems caused by taking many medicines.

Title: Medicines consumer guide
Summary: A guide to medicines generally prescribed for osteoporosis, including: Bisphosphonates, Denosumab, Strontium ranelate, Selective oestrogen receptor modulators (SERMS), Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and Teriparatide.

Title: Medicines List
Summary: A medicines list can be a useful way to keep all the information about your medicines together. Show it to your doctor or pharmacist each time you visit.

Title: New rules for medicines with codeine
Summary: Since February 2018 you can only buy medicines with codeine with a prescription from your doctor. This is because codeine is an opioid medicine and should only be taken on the advice of a doctor or nurse.

Title: Patient controlled analgesia - PCA
Summary: You may experience some discomfort and pain after your surgery. This card will explain to you how you can help control that discomfort or pain.

Title: SafeScript consumer brochure for patients and families
Summary: SafeScript is computer software that provides doctors and pharmacists involved in your care with a comprehensive history of the high-risk medicines you have been prescribed. This will help them make safer decisions and provide better care. They’ll be able to identify where you may be receiving medicines in potentially harmful quantities or combinations.

Title: Travelling with medicines
Summary: There are restrictions that apply to medicines and medical devices when you're leaving or coming into Australia, and different restrictions may apply in other countries.

Title: Tuberculosis - tablets for latent infection
Summary: The most commonly used antibiotic is called Isoniazid, and taking this will reduce the chance of you becoming sick with tuberculosis disease.

Title: Vaccine side effects
Summary: This translated document outlines common side effects that occur soon after vaccination and last 1 to 2 days. Generally no treatment is required. Download the document to find out more.

Title: What to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital
Summary: Information about what to do with your tablets and medicines when coming into hospital.

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