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Advisory On Metformin Brands On Drug FormularyAdvisory On Metformin Brands On Drug Formulary

by bgis | Oct 16, 2020 | Top Stories

(Stock Photo) The Barbados Drug Service (BDS) is advising the public that the metformin products, used to treat diabetes, currently supplied through the Barbados Drug Service in the public pharmacies and the private participating pharmacies, are not included in those… Grace Period For Newborns ID Cards ExtendedGrace Period For Newborns ID Cards Extended

by Joy Springer | Jun 21, 2020 | Corona Virus, Top Stories

(Stock Photo) The Barbados Drug Service has extended the grace period granted to parents, as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown, to obtain Barbados national identification cards for newborns. The grace period of six weeks has now been extended to July 31, which allows… Patients Advised To Continue Taking MetforminPatients Advised To Continue Taking Metformin

by Joy Springer | Jun 6, 2020 | Top Stories

Metformin prescription pills. (Stock Photo) The Barbados Drug Service (BDS) has advised diabetic patients who use the pharmaceutical drug, metformin, that they should continue to use this medication and discuss any concerns with their physicians. In a statement today,… Measures Put In Place For Pharmaceutical DrugsMeasures Put In Place For Pharmaceutical Drugs

by Joy Springer | Mar 23, 2020 | Corona Virus, Top Stories

(Stock Photo) With immediate effect, public and private pharmacies are dispensing up to two months’ supply of pharmaceutical drugs to the public, subject to availability. This was included in a number of measures announced by the Barbados Drug Service (BDS) today in… Drug Service Cautions Doctors And PharmacistsDrug Service Cautions Doctors And Pharmacists

by Joy Springer | Mar 23, 2020 | Corona Virus, Top Stories

(Stock Photo) The Barbados Drug Service (BDS) has cautioned doctors and pharmacists as well as the general public against irrational prescribing, dispensing and use of pharmaceutical drugs in response to COVID-19. In a statement today, the BDS said: “It has been…

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