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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1937
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Lithium is a mood stabilizer. It is most often used in bipolar disorder to prevent or treat mania or depression. How your dose of lithium is chosen and symptoms it helps to relieve are reviewed. How quickly it starts working, how long to take it, possible side effects, and other general information about lithium is also given.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Lithium - therapeutic use
Bipolar Disorder - drug therapy
Mania - drug therapy
Depression, Bipolar - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Lithium--Therapeutic use
Manic-depressive illness
Abstract
Lithium is a mood stabilizer. It is most often used in bipolar disorder to prevent or treat mania or depression. How your dose of lithium is chosen and symptoms it helps to relieve are reviewed. How quickly it starts working, how long to take it, possible side effects, and other general information about lithium is also given.
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Prepared by: Pharmacy Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1937
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Paliperidone (Invega); Paliperidone Palmitate (Invega Sustenna)

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2019.
Pamphlet Number
1938
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Paliperidone is most often used to treat psychosis. It may also be used to treat mania or depression. Symptoms paliperidone helps to relieve are reviewed. How quickly it starts working, how long to take it, possible side effects, and other general information is also given.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2019
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([2] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Paliperidone Palmitate - therapeutic use
Psychotic Disorders - drug therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Manic-depressive illness
Psychoses--Treatment
Abstract
Paliperidone is most often used to treat psychosis. It may also be used to treat mania or depression. Symptoms paliperidone helps to relieve are reviewed. How quickly it starts working, how long to take it, possible side effects, and other general information is also given.
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Prepared by: Pharmacy Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
1938
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hematology Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
0373
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Warfarin sodium is a type of medication called an oral (by mouth) anticoagulant. An anticoagulant makes your blood less likely to clot (thicken into a clump). This medication helps to prevent and treat abnormal blood clotting. This pamphlet explains what warfarin sodium is, why you may need it, how to take it, and what to do if you miss a dose. Information about INR blood tests, drug and food interactions, possible side effects, and safety precautions is included. Contact information for the An…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Hematology Services
Alternate Title
Coumadin
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (6 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Warfarin
Anticoagulants
Subjects (LCSH)
Warfarin
Anticoagulants (Medicine)
Specialty
Medications
Abstract
Warfarin sodium is a type of medication called an oral (by mouth) anticoagulant. An anticoagulant makes your blood less likely to clot (thicken into a clump). This medication helps to prevent and treat abnormal blood clotting. This pamphlet explains what warfarin sodium is, why you may need it, how to take it, and what to do if you miss a dose. Information about INR blood tests, drug and food interactions, possible side effects, and safety precautions is included. Contact information for the Anticoagulation Clinic and the Thrombosis Anticoagulation Program is provided. The French translation of this pamphlet 2063, "Warfarine sodique" is also available.
Notes
Previous title: Warfarin sodium, an oral anticoagulant
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Prepared by: Pharmacy Services and Hematology Services, QEII
Pamphlet Number
0373
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Are you on dialysis, taking blood thinners, and need an interventional radiology procedure?

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services, Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Access Services. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
1444
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This pamphlet gives directions for dialysis patients on warfarin who are having an interventional radiology procedure. The pamphlet explains what an interventional radiology procedure is. Space is provided to write the name and date of your procedure, as well as instructions to follow before and after your procedure. Instructions about what to do if you notice any bleeding or bruising in the area of your body where the procedure was done are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Pharmacy Services
Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Vascular Access Services
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([4] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Nephrology
Warfarin
Renal Dialysis
Radiology, Interventional
Subjects (LCSH)
Nephrology
Hemodialysis
Warfarin
Interventional radiology
Specialty
Nephrology
Abstract
This pamphlet gives directions for dialysis patients on warfarin who are having an interventional radiology procedure. The pamphlet explains what an interventional radiology procedure is. Space is provided to write the name and date of your procedure, as well as instructions to follow before and after your procedure. Instructions about what to do if you notice any bleeding or bruising in the area of your body where the procedure was done are included.
Notes
Previous title: Hemodialysis instead of dialysis
Previous title: Dialysis patients on Warfarin who need interventional radiology procedures
Responsibility
Prepared by: Pharmacy Services, Vascular Access Services
Pamphlet Number
1444
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