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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 Warfarin

NHS Choices - Introduction

(24/07/2014)

Find everything you need to know about the anticoagulant, warfarin, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, with links to other useful resources.

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NHS Choices - Things to consider when taking warfarin

(24/07/2014)

Read health information from the NHS about considerations when taking the anticoagulant, warfarin, such as monitoring your dose and when it should be avoided.

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NHS Choices - Side effects of warfarin

(24/07/2014)

Read NHS information about the side effects of warfarin, which include excessive bleeding and, less commonly, rashes, nausea or vomiting, hair loss and diarrhoea.

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NHS Choices - Interactions with other medicines

(24/07/2014)

Warfarin can interact with many other medicines, as well as alcohol and some foods.

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NHS Choices - Missed or extra doses

(24/07/2014)

Read information from the NHS about what to do if you are taking the anticoagulant drug warfarin and you miss your dose or you take an extra dose.

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NHS Choices - Frequently asked questions

(24/07/2014)

Read the answers to some common questions about taking the anticoagulant medication warfarin, covering nosebleeds, operations, vaccinations, sports, piercings, periods and pregnancy.

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