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Pharmacists have this week highlighted the growing trend of people not reading the information leaflets and ignoring the warning messages on medicine labels.
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.
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.
Almost half of Irish adults risk their health by taking out of date medicines, according to a recent survey.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.
People who buy prescription drugs in Connacht spend an average of €79.46 on these treatments each month, according to the Teva Cost of Medicines Index. This is 28 per cent higher than the national average of €61.77.