Michael Stewart

Michael Stewart

Pharmacist, Medical Author

BPharm, MRPharmS

Michael qualified as a pharmacist in 2000 and joined the Patient.info authoring team in 2016. 

He oversees and quality assures all the medicine leaflet content.

Michael has over 15 years’ experience working in community pharmacy and 5 years’ experience as a medical information pharmacist providing support on clinical, legal and regulatory issues. He has special interests in travel medicine and pharmacy law.  For several years he has worked as a knowledge assessor for BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Pharmaceutical Science and as a training facilitator for pre-registration pharmacists.

Michael currently delivers practical medication workshops to nurses and carers in social care settings such as nursing homes and domiciliary care. Topics include medicines administration, medication errors, high-risk medicines and controlled drugs, amongst others.

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Recent articles

Medicines and Drugs

Molnupiravir for COVID-19 disease (Lagevrio) Medicines and Drugs

Molnupiravir is given to adults aged over 18 years when they have tested positive for COVID-19 and have at least one risk factor for …

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Semaglutide (Ozempic, Rybelsus) Medicines and Drugs

Semaglutide can be taken orally as a tablet or given as an injection using a pre-filled pen. Your doctor will discuss with you which type …

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COVID-19 Viral-vector Vaccine (AstraZeneca, Janssen) Medicines and Drugs

The UK government and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have granted temporary permission for this vaccine to …

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COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine (Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna Spikevax) Medicines and Drugs

The UK government and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have granted temporary permission for these vaccines …

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Empagliflozin tablets (Jardiance) Medicines and Drugs

Empagliflozin reduces blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It may be prescribed on its own or with other medicines for diabetes. …

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