Vitamin D actions, side effects and interactions   Vitamin D (also referred to as “calciferol”) is a vitamin that is naturally present in some foods. It is added to some processed foods and is also available as a dietary supplement. Vitamin D is produced in the body when ultraviolet (UV) rays from sunlight strike the […]

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With the recent announcement by US President Donald Trump that Chloroquine or Hydroxychloroquine may be useful for the treatment of the new pandemic virus COVID-19, there have been questions about the safety of these medications and the difference between the two medications. I will attempt to describe these medications as simply as possible while pointing […]

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Contributed by Oluwole A Williams BPharm(Ife), PharmD(Howard) Manufacturer instructions that accompany drug products may or may not have a graphic art for guidance on how to use a particular drug or pharmaceutical formulation; Physicians, pharmacists, nurses, veterinarians and other healthcare practitioners are often relied upon by the patient to provide adequate medication use guides. Most […]

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