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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... 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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