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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 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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