intelog Child Health Clinic

Latest news and quick-reference resources collated by the intelog editors to support primary care prescribing in child health, including immunisations and ADHD.  

Latest news

New salmeterol/fluticasone inhaler for adult and childhood asthma

New salmeterol/fluticasone inhaler for adult and childhood asthma

The new pressurised metered-dose inhaler (MDI) Combisal...

Long-acting anticholinergic licensed for childhood asthma

Long-acting anticholinergic licensed for childhood asthma

Spiriva Respimat (tiotropium) is now licensed for use...

No need to treat most functional gastric disorders in infants

No need to treat most functional gastric disorders in infants

Most functional gastrointestinal problems in infants...

Emollient bath additives 'no benefit' in childhood eczema

Emollient bath additives 'no benefit' in childhood eczema

Emollient bath additives provide no clinical benefit...

Increasing inhaled steroid doses may not prevent asthma exacerbations in children

Increasing inhaled steroid doses may not prevent asthma exacerbations in children

Children with mild to moderate asthma do not benefit...




Prescribing Notes

Guide to treatment options for selected paediatric conditions:

ADHD (including methylphenidate)

Growth disorders (including somatropin and somatostatin)



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