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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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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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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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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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