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Dr John Ashton has an educational series based on commonly used drugs, that is featured on Radio NZ. John has spoken on the following drugs:

  • Asthma inhalers - how they work
  • Antihistamines - the drug class that means that 1 in 3 adults can enjoy summer
  • Statins - the cholesterol lowering drugs
  • Paracetamol - the popular painkiller
  • Zopiclone - the short-acting little blue pill hypnotic
  • Beta blockers - the drug class that treats high blood pressure, migraines and glaucoma
  • Ritalin (methylphenidate) - the drug that is used to treat ADHD
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