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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 Painkillers, ibuprofen

NHS Choices - Introduction

(13/08/2014)

Ibuprofen is a painkiller, which is available over-the-counter, without a prescription.

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NHS Choices - Special considerations

(13/08/2014)

Ideally, pregnant women should avoid ibuprofen, and people over 65 should use it with caution. Learn more about who can take ibuprofen.

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NHS Choices - Side effects of ibuprofen

(31/07/2014)

Common side effects of ibuprofen include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, indigestion and abdominal pain. Learn more about ibuprofen side effects.

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NHS Choices - Interactions with other medicines

(31/07/2014)

When two or more medicines are taken at the same time, the effects of the medicines are sometimes different to when they are taken separately (an interaction).

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NHS Choices - Missed or extra doses of ibuprofen

(31/07/2014)

Take ibuprofen as directed on the packet or patient information leaflet, or as directed by your GP or pharmacist.

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