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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 Paracetamol

NHS Choices - Introduction

(19/08/2014)

Paracetamol is a painkilling (analgesic) medicine available over-the-counter without prescription from a GP.

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NHS Choices - Special considerations

(19/08/2014)

Paracetamol should be used with caution by those with kidney or liver problems, and those with alcohol dependance.

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NHS Choices - Side effects of paracetamol

(19/08/2014)

Learn about the rare side effects of paracetamol, including a rash and blood disorders, and liver or kidney damage resulting from an overdose.

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NHS Choices - Interactions with other medicines

(19/08/2014)

Find out which other medicines can interact with paracetamol when taken at the same time, and the risks involved.

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NHS Choices - Missed or extra doses of paracetamol

(19/08/2014)

Always take paracetamol as directed on the packet or patient information leaflet that comes with the medicine, or as directed by your GP or pharmacist.

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