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Topic "Medications" in Vietnamese - total 24 documents

Title: Active ingredient prescribing - all you need to know
Summary: The way medicine information looks on your prescription from your doctor is changing. The change is part of an Australian Government initiative, and means most Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and Repatriation PBS (RPBS) prescription medicines will be prescribed by their active ingredient rather than their brand name.

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: Glucosamine and chondroitin
Summary: This sheet provides general information about glucosamine and chondroitin for people with arthritis, including information about the effectiveness of these supplements, current research and the possible risks.

Title: Medication allergies and adverse reactions (bilingual)
Summary: Bilingual information on medication allergies and adverse reactions for hospital admission, during your hospital stay and when you go home.

Title: Medication reminder cards
Summary: Visual cards that can be used to instruct the patient on the intake of medications.

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 and Arthritis
Summary: General information about the main types of medicines used for people with arthritis. It also gives tips on the safe use of medicines and where to go for further information. This sheet does not cover the full range of possible side effects for each medicine, which should be discussed further with a doctor or pharmacist.

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: Methotrexate
Summary: Methotrexate is a medicine used to treat certain childhood rheumatic conditions, including juvenile arthritis (JIA), lupus (also known as SLE), uveitis, dermatomyositis and scleroderma. Methotrexate is a disease modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) that reduces damage from inflammation.

Title: Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
Summary: Non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are medicines commonly used to treat painful swollen joints. They are not steroids but are effective in reducing pain and tension. (Brand names: Brufen, Naprosyn, Voltaren, Celebrex, Naprogesic)

Title: Pain medicines after surgery (bilingual)
Summary: Bilingual information regarding pain medications provided after surgery. Designed to accompany a prescription or supply of medicines for pain relief after surgery.

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: Patient information on Paracetamol
Summary: Paracetamol is a common pain killer (analgesic). This information sheet has been produced by the Australian Rheumatology Association to help you understand what paracetamol is and how it is used for relief of arthritis pain.

Title: PEP (post exposure prophylaxis)
Summary: Post exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is a HIV medication which is taken within 72 hours of possible exposure to HIV infection and is taken for 28 days. This fact sheet explains what PEP is, how you can get it and where you can get help.

Title: PrEP (pre exposure prophylaxis)
Summary: PrEP is medication used to prevent HIV. This fact sheet explains what PrEP is, how you can get it and where you can get help.

Title: Safe use of medicines (fact sheet)
Summary: Fact sheet with information on how to use your medicines safely.

Title: Safe use of medicines (video)
Summary: Video with information on how to use your medicines safely.

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: Taking your medicines after hospital (bilingual)
Summary: Advice for taking your medicines after being in hospital

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: Tuberculosis treatment
Summary: Information for people who are to start tuberculosis treatment. It includes potential side effects of main TB medications.

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.

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