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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 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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