DOCTOR SMITHS

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • DOCTOR SMITHS
  • Class:
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Medicine domain:
  • Animals
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • DOCTOR SMITHS
    Australia
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic area:
  • LOTION

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA)
  • Authorization status:
  • Archived
  • Authorization number:
  • 36326
  • Last update:
  • 09-08-2016

14-11-2018

FDA alerts doctors, patients about risk of complications when certain implanted pumps are used to deliver pain medications not approved for use with the devices

FDA alerts doctors, patients about risk of complications when certain implanted pumps are used to deliver pain medications not approved for use with the devices

FDA alerted health care providers and patients about the serious complications that can occur when using medications not approved for use with implanted pumps that deliver medication into the spinal fluid to treat or manage pain.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

9-11-2018

Sargassum seaweed: limit the exposure of residents and workers to hydrogen sulphide

Sargassum seaweed: limit the exposure of residents and workers to hydrogen sulphide

Since August 2014, the French Caribbean and French Guiana have been experiencing successive waves of Sargassum seaweed washing up on their coastlines. Despite the efforts made to clean it up, the seaweed decomposes in situ. This leads to the production of hydrogen sulphide (H2S), which can sometimes be detected at high concentrations. Doctors' reports concerning the health effects suffered by people exposed to H2S, and complaints from the general public relating to the problem of odours, have increased s...

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

8-11-2018

Manage Your Asthma: Know Your Triggers and Treatment Options

Manage Your Asthma: Know Your Triggers and Treatment Options

You can manage your asthma by taking medications approved by the FDA. Before going to the pharmacy, get a proper diagnosis from a doctor and together develop an asthma action plan.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

1-11-2018

FDA warns patients and doctors about risk of inaccurate results from home-use device to monitor blood thinner warfarin

FDA warns patients and doctors about risk of inaccurate results from home-use device to monitor blood thinner warfarin

Roche Diagnostics issued voluntary recall of certain test strips used with CoaguChek meter devices; patients affected by the recall should seek alternative methods for testing.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

10-10-2018

October 4, 2018: Troutdale Doctor Sentenced for Purchasing and Administering Foreign-Sourced Botox and Juvaderm

October 4, 2018: Troutdale Doctor Sentenced for Purchasing and Administering Foreign-Sourced Botox and Juvaderm

October 4, 2018: Troutdale Doctor Sentenced for Purchasing and Administering Foreign-Sourced Botox and Juvaderm

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

28-9-2018

Debate on research dissemination at the Danish Medicines Agency

Debate on research dissemination at the Danish Medicines Agency

On 1 October, the Danish Medicines Agency and the Danish Society for Pharmacoepidemiology have invited a number of researchers, doctors and communication officers from research institutions throughout Denmark to a debate on how the findings of new health research can be disseminated most responsibly. The debate meeting can be followed live on the Danish Medicines Agency’s Facebook profile.

Danish Medicines Agency

19-9-2018

September 19, 2018: Springfield Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Sharing Patient Medical Files

September 19, 2018: Springfield Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Sharing Patient Medical Files

September 19, 2018: Springfield Doctor Sentenced for Illegally Sharing Patient Medical Files

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

30-7-2018

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on efforts to safeguard women’s health from deceptive health claims and significant risks related to devices marketed for use in medical procedures for “vaginal rejuvenation”

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on efforts to safeguard women’s health from deceptive health claims and significant risks related to devices marketed for use in medical procedures for “vaginal rejuvenation”

FDA warns doctors and patients about deceptive claims on laser medical devices used to treat menopausal symptoms for “vaginal rejuvenation”

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

5-7-2018

Recall of valsartan blood pressure medicine

Recall of valsartan blood pressure medicine

Impurities that could potentially be harmful to health have been found in variants of medicines containing the active substance valsartan. The medicine is used to treat hypertension and heart failure. Patients treated with these medicines are therefore advised to contact their doctor as soon as possible to be switched to another type of medicine.

Danish Medicines Agency

25-5-2018

Nosocomial infections can also be caused by the Bacillus cereus bacterium

Nosocomial infections can also be caused by the Bacillus cereus bacterium

While Bacillus cereus is well known as a source of food infections, researchers from INRA and ANSES, working with doctors at nine French hospitals[1] including those in the Paris Public Hospital System (AP-HP), have demonstrated for the first time that this bacterium is also responsible for inter- and intra-hospital nosocomial contamination.

France - Agence Nationale du Médicament Vétérinaire

15-2-2018

Be aware of rare but possible risk of liver injury in medical treatment of fibroids

Be aware of rare but possible risk of liver injury in medical treatment of fibroids

The Danish Medicines Agency recommends doctors not to start any new patients on the medicine Esmya (ulipristal) because of a rare, but possible, risk of developing serious liver injury.

Danish Medicines Agency

10-10-2017

DKMA Update October 2017

DKMA Update October 2017

In this issue of DKMA Update, you can read about the decision to change the dispensing status of a number of opioids, about the new guidelines on medicinal cannabis for doctors, and about the executive order on the import of cannabis products.

Danish Medicines Agency

13-6-2017

Tramadol: It is important that we are informed of side effects

Tramadol: It is important that we are informed of side effects

Doctors should contact the Danish Medicines Agency if clinical experience shows that the side-effect profile of a medicinal product is not consistent with the summary of product characteristics.

Danish Medicines Agency

6-9-2016

New Danish member of the CHMP

New Danish member of the CHMP

Sinan B. Sarac, Medical Doctor, is Denmark's new member of the CHMP, the European Medicines Agency's committee for the authorisation of medicines for human use.

Danish Medicines Agency

7-10-2014

New rules for persons collaborating with the industry

New rules for persons collaborating with the industry

As of 1 November 2014, new rules governing healthcare professionals' collaboration with pharmaceutical and medical companies take effect. The rules governing association will be extended to include medical companies and nurses. Doctors' association with speciality stores trading in medical devices are also covered by the rules.

Danish Medicines Agency

6-5-2014

Guidance material to doctors and users of contraceptive pills

Guidance material to doctors and users of contraceptive pills

The EU Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) recently completed a review of the risk of blood clots (VTE) with contraceptive pills and other combined hormonal contraceptives. Combined hormonal contraceptives contain two types of hormone, oestrogen and progesterone, and are available as pills, transdermal patches and vaginal rings.

Danish Medicines Agency

29-1-2014

Information to MAHs for new combined hormonal contraceptives

Information to MAHs for new combined hormonal contraceptives

After the most recent EU review of a number of new combined contraceptives under Article 31 of Directive 2001/83/EC, it was decided that marketing authorisation holder (MAHs) for these products must send out DHPCs and guidance material to doctors.

Danish Medicines Agency

17-1-2013

Danish Pharmacovigilance Update, 20 December 2012

Danish Pharmacovigilance Update, 20 December 2012

In this issue of Danish Pharmacovigilance Update: The Danish Health and Medicines Authority encourages doctors to be aware of suspected long-term adverse reactions from the use of SSRIs in children and adolescents.

Danish Medicines Agency

27-3-2012

Illegal potency-enhancing drug in Denmark: Viamax Pure Power

Illegal potency-enhancing drug in Denmark: Viamax Pure Power

The Danish National Board of Health has received information about the dangerous potency-enhancing product Viamax Pure Power, which is sold by Danish online shops. Viamax Pure Power is not an authorised medicinal product, and we therefore warn consumers not to use the product. We advise consumers who have taken Viamax Pure Power to stop using it and to contact their doctor if they have any concerns. The illegal medicinal product may be handed over to a pharmacy for destruction.

Danish Medicines Agency

22-2-2012

Decision on general conditional reimbursement for alendronate-containing medicines

Decision on general conditional reimbursement for alendronate-containing medicines

In cooperation with the Reimbursement Committee, we have decided to grant alendronate-containing medicines general conditional reimbursement from 5 March 2012. Reimbursement is conditional as it is reserved for patients with low-energy hip fractures. For any other patients who are treated with alendronate, the doctor must apply for single reimbursement, and the guiding criteria for single reimbursement remain unchanged for these patients. Alendronate is used for the treatment of osteoporosis (brittle bon...

Danish Medicines Agency

20-6-2011

Warning against the tanning product Melanotan

Warning against the tanning product Melanotan

The Danish Medicines Agency repeats its warning against using the illegal product Melanotan because its effect is not documented and because of the absence of studies of its potential side effects. The Danish Medicines Agency urges everyone who uses Melanotan to stop using it and to contact their doctor if concerned.

Danish Medicines Agency

26-11-2018

We believe that encouraging product developers to use more modern predicates would give patients and their doctors a choice among older and newer versions of a type of device while promoting greater competition to adopt modern features that improve safety

We believe that encouraging product developers to use more modern predicates would give patients and their doctors a choice among older and newer versions of a type of device while promoting greater competition to adopt modern features that improve safety

We believe that encouraging product developers to use more modern predicates would give patients and their doctors a choice among older and newer versions of a type of device while promoting greater competition to adopt modern features that improve safety and performance.

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-11-2018

The @US_FDA issues a safety communication cautioning doctors & patients of the risks associated w/ using medications that are not approved for use w/ implanted pumps that are delivered into the spinal fluid to treat or   manage pain:  https://go.usa.gov/x

The @US_FDA issues a safety communication cautioning doctors & patients of the risks associated w/ using medications that are not approved for use w/ implanted pumps that are delivered into the spinal fluid to treat or manage pain: https://go.usa.gov/x

The @US_FDA issues a safety communication cautioning doctors & patients of the risks associated w/ using medications that are not approved for use w/ implanted pumps that are delivered into the spinal fluid to treat or manage pain: https://go.usa.gov/xPfuw  #FDA #MedicalDevice pic.twitter.com/kgDSx2PQzn

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

22-8-2018

Routine eye exams and visiting your eye doctor will help ensure and maintain healthy eyes for everyone. #OnePairTakeCare #FDA #MedicalDevicepic.twitter.com/SQYFz30oFy

Routine eye exams and visiting your eye doctor will help ensure and maintain healthy eyes for everyone. #OnePairTakeCare #FDA #MedicalDevicepic.twitter.com/SQYFz30oFy

Routine eye exams and visiting your eye doctor will help ensure and maintain healthy eyes for everyone. #OnePairTakeCare #FDA #MedicalDevice pic.twitter.com/SQYFz30oFy

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

31-7-2018

Consumers face health risks buying erectile dysfunction medicines online

Consumers face health risks buying erectile dysfunction medicines online

The TGA is warning consumers to consult with their doctor prior to purchasing medicines for erectile dysfunction from overseas websites

Therapeutic Goods Administration - Australia

12-6-2018

Today is National #CallYourDoctorDay!pic.twitter.com/FfS6akSPTe

Today is National #CallYourDoctorDay!pic.twitter.com/FfS6akSPTe

Today is National #CallYourDoctorDay! pic.twitter.com/FfS6akSPTe

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration

14-5-2018

Are you wondering what you should discuss with your doctor at your annual checkup?

Pro tip: Use our checklist as a starting point.  https://go.usa.gov/xQg4q  #NWHWpic.twitter.com/A44He0N4sf

Are you wondering what you should discuss with your doctor at your annual checkup? Pro tip: Use our checklist as a starting point. https://go.usa.gov/xQg4q  #NWHWpic.twitter.com/A44He0N4sf

Are you wondering what you should discuss with your doctor at your annual checkup? Pro tip: Use our checklist as a starting point. https://go.usa.gov/xQg4q  #NWHW pic.twitter.com/A44He0N4sf

FDA - U.S. Food and Drug Administration