Updated medicines leaflets available online

July 3, 2019

The Medicines for Children team are pleased to announce the publication of seventeen newly reviewed and updated medicines leaflets.

  • General advice medicines

  • Penicillin V for prevention of pneumococcal infection

  • Rifampicin for meningococcal prophylaxis

  • Nitrofurantoin for urinary tract infections

  • Risedronate for brittle bones

  • Diazepam for muscle spasm

  • Mycophenolate mofetil for nephrotic syndrome

  • Aciclovir cream for herpes

  • Zonisamide for preventing seizures

  • How to give ear medicines

  • Mebendazole for worm infections

  • Aciclovir (oral) for viral infections

  • Amlodipine for high blood pressure

  • General advice about antibiotics

  • Amoxicillin for bacterial infections

  • Carvedilol for heart failure

  • Melatonin for sleep disorders

These newly updated leaflets and many others can be found on our Search for a leaflet page.