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Key questions on common adverse drug reactions

Module summary

Dr Graham Duce, GP prescribing lead, answers GP Dr Mandy Fry’s questions on bronchospasm risk with NSAIDs, using PPIs in the elderly and true penicillin allergy.

Learning objectives

This module will update your knowledge on common drug reactions, such as: 

  • How common true penicillin allergy actually is
  • The proportion of individuals with asthma who are sensitive to NSAIDs
  • The current thinking behind the use of PPIs in the elderly
  • The reasons behind recommending the avoidance of grapefruit juice
Author

Dr Graham Duce is a GP prescribing lead in Macclesfield.

Dr Mandy Fry is a GP in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.

Date module published
27/10/2015
Module due for review
27/10/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
good
Ronald Kok
03.04.2017.
Detailed and informative
Alexander Marshall
07.03.2017.
excellent
Amjid Raja
24.02.2017.
Generally very good. A lot to remember.
Michael Page
18.01.2017.
Extremely interesting and helpful.
Amanda Brown
16.01.2017.