News: Jun 2014

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Ramadan and medicines

25 June 2014

Ramadan is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and a time when many Muslims will fast between the hours of sunrise and sunset.

Some children and young people may therefore choose not to take medicines during this period. These usually include medicines taken by mouth (such as tablets, capsules and liquid medicines), through the nose and rectally (in the bottom). 

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New and updated leaflets

4 June 2014

As you may know, we are committed to reviewing all Medicine for Children leaflets every 3 years. Here are some of our most recently reviewed leaflets: