Dizziness and Medications

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In any healthcare environment, it is essential to be able to recognise the difference between dizziness and vertigo as this could lead to an increased risk of falls. Pharmacist, Dr Jenny Gowan, presents physiological occurrences that may lead to a patient feeling dizzy and identifies medications that may contribute to vertigo.


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Dr Jenny Gowan is a practising pharmacist, adjunct senior lecturer at Monash University and clinical associate at RMIT University. She has published over 500 educational articles, has copious experience in presentations and lectures and runs a consulting pharmacy company. Jenny was awarded the 2013 PSA Australian Pharmacist of the Year award and the 2016 AACP-MIMs Consultant Pharmacist of the Year Award. In 2024, she received recognition as a Member of the Order of Australia for significant service to medicine as a pharmacist, to professional societies and to community health.
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First Published26 February 2021
Updated25 February 2021
27 February 2025
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