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Radio NZ talks with Dr John Ashton 

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