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Ballinrobe based Fine Gael councillor Michael Burke, has welcomed the passing of the Health (Pricing and Supply of Medical Goods) Bill 2012 through both Houses of the Oireachtas.
Mullingar pharmacists Eamonn Brady and Niall Weir are highlighting the need for parents to be careful before giving medicine to children, and to seek the advice of their pharmacist to determine the appropriate medicine and dose for their child’s age and symptoms.
People are being urged to shop around for prescription medicines in a bid to get the best deal on offer.
Pharmacists in Westmeath are warning about the dangers of consuming alcohol while taking medicines or herbal remedies. Westmeath pharmacists issue the warning at a time when many people are already suffering from coughs, colds, and flus, and the Christmas party season is already well underway. Nationally, the Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) is highlighting the dangers of mixing alcohol and medicines.
The HSE have launched their annual antibiotic awareness campaign, and the ads are now running on national and local radio stations highlighting the fact that it is pointless taking antibiotics for cold and flus.
Almost half of Irish adults risk their health by taking out of date medicines, according to a recent survey.
Ultan Molloy, MPSI, HealthWest Community Pharmacy, Ballindine this week discusses why you are asked questions when buying medication in the pharmacy.
The Galway based president of the Irish Pharmacy Union has warned people about the dangers of buying medicines on the internet.
The 50 cent prescription charge introduced for medical card holders last week has been roundly condemned by public representatives in Mayo.
There is good news for Mayo consumers as the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association has agreed to Government requests to reduce the cost of drugs. That’s according to Mayo Fianna Fáil TD and member of the Oireachtas Health Committee, Beverley Flynn. MEP Jim Higgins has also welcomed the cuts having written to the Minister for Health last November seeking the reduction from manufacturers.