Useful links have been added to the headers of several monographs, giving you quick access to documents available in RxVigilance. Some of the documents are intended for healthcare professionals, while others are aimed at patients. There is also a link to pharmaceutical compounding, if applicable.
We have added two handouts aimed at instructing patients on nasal hygiene: one for adults, one for children. They describe the steps to follow when performing a saline rinse, along with a recipe for a homemade solution.
The CKD-EPI formula, which is used to estimate glomerular filtration rates, is now included as part of the calculation tool entitled Estimation of Renal Function. To access it, use the Calculation Tools index located at the bottom of the homepage, or more directly by using the Search box.
The various calculation tools and drug administration schedules developed by RxVigilance have been revamped. All the features however, remain the same. You can access the various documents via the Calculation Tools index and the Drug Schedules tool from the bottom of the homepage.
Changes have been made to the layout in the Warnings section of the monographs of drugs associated with QT interval prolongation. The risk factors are no longer itemized one by one. Instead, there is but a statement warning of QT interval prolongation. Alerts related to the various risk factors however, will still be generated, and you may also consult the entire list in our document entitled Drugs that can prolong the QT interval.