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drug interactions

What are drug interactions

Did you know that certain medications, foods and drinks can change the way your medicine works?

side effects

Side Effects of Paracetamol & Other Painkillers

A side effect is a secondary, unwanted reaction to taking medicine. 

medication dosage

Pain Relief: A Guide to Medication Dosage

When taking medication, the dosage means how much medicine you are taking, for how long, and how often. 

disposing medicine

How to Dispose of Medicine

People today use many different kinds of medications that will eventually require disposal.

returning medicine

Can I Return Medicines to the Pharmacy? 

There’s a right way to store our medicines - but how many of us actually know how to safely dispose of them? 

abuse overdose

What is medication overdose?

We’ve all been there; sometimes painkillers you have taken for a headache or pain feel like they’re not kicking in and you can be tempted to take more than the recommended dose. .

storing medicine

How to Store Medicines Safely

Storing medicines safely at home is essential to treating any illness right. 

medicine with food

What You Need to Know about Mixing Paracetamol with Caffeine or Alcohol

Will the caffeine interact with the painkillers and make you ill? 

right need

Painkillers for Children and Babies - What you Need to Know

If you’re a parent, you’re going to want to understand how to soothe your little one’s discomfort.

medication expired

Paracetamol Dosages for Children

It’s hard to see your little ones fall ill. But drug dosages for children have a few differences to bear in mind when you want to give your child painkillers such as paracetamol.

medication expired

What to do with Expired Medicines?

Like many, you probably have old or expired medicines stacked away in your medicine box or cabinet – but how often do you check the expiry dates on the packaging or have a clear-out?