Author page: Dr Matt W Johnson

Coeliac Awareness Week

Last week was Coeliac Awareness Week. It has already been hugely successful with people from all over the UK getting involved with the campaign. 1 in 100 people in UK have Coeliac Disease and a majority aren’t aware they have it. Instead they put up with a range of symptoms from tiredness to lethargy or altered bowel habits and abdominal…

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Treatment options for Eosinophilic Oesophagitis

Treatment options for Eosinophilic Oesophagitis a) Budesonide Children (<10y) – 0.5mg twice a day Adults – 1mg twice a day (eg 2x Pulmicort Respules 0.5mg/2ml twice a day) b) Fluticasone Children (<10y) – 220mcg twice a day Adults – 440 to 880mcg twice a day Both should be swallowed (not inhaled) as an accumulation or as an oral viscous slurry…

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