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Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... Read more >

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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... Read more >

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Articles in NSAIDs

NHS Choices - Introduction

(11/08/2014)

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a medication widely used to treat a range of conditions.

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NHS Choices - How NSAIDs work

(11/08/2014)

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) work by interfering with particular enzymes in your body

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NHS Choices - Special considerations

(11/08/2014)

There are a number of situations where the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is not recommended

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NHS Choices - Side effects of NSAIDs

(11/08/2014)

Many people take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) without having any side effects. They are widely used to treat a number of conditions.

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NHS Choices - Interactions

(11/08/2014)

You may not always be able to take non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in combination with other medicines.

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NHS Choices - Dosage

(11/08/2014)

Before prescribing a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), your GP will consider whether there is an alternative form of treatment.

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NHS Choices - Alternatives to NSAIDs

(11/08/2014)

If you need medication to treat pain, paracetamol can be used as a safer alternative in almost all cases.

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