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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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NHS Choices - Introduction

(29/04/2015)

Antibiotics are medications used to treat, and in some cases prevent, bacterial infections.

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NHS Choices - Uses of antibiotics

(08/04/2015)

Antibiotics may be used to treat, or in some cases prevent, bacterial infections.

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NHS Choices - Considerations

(11/06/2014)

Some important considerations associated with the six main classes of antibiotics are listed below.

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NHS Choices - Side effects of antibiotics

(11/06/2014)

The most common side effects of antibiotics affect the digestive system. These occur in around 1 in 10 people.

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NHS Choices - Interactions with other medicines

(11/06/2014)

Antibiotics can sometimes interact with other medicines or other substances. This means that the effects of one of the medicines can be altered by the other.

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NHS Choices - Frequently asked questions

(11/06/2014)

Read answers to some common questions about antibiotics, including why they shouldn't be used to treat coughs and colds, what is antibiotic resistance and when are antibiotics needed.

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