PROTECT YOURSELF – How to identify fake drugs

    No doubt, the pharmaceutical industry is big business, and as such unscrupulous people who want to exploit the situation are producing counterfeit drugs. These fake drugs range from containing little or no active ingredient (main chemical) to containing toxic ingredients.   These drugs may be labelled and packaged like genuine drugs but are… Read More PROTECT YOURSELF – How to identify fake drugs

The difference you should know: Diclofenac Potassium and Diclofenac Sodium

I was at a pharmacy close to a teaching hospital, waiting to be attended to, when a customer came to ‘rake’ for the attendant: “I requested for diclofenac potassium tablets but was given diclofenac sodium tablets.” The attendant replied in kind: “diclofenac is diclofenac, there’s no variation.” Really? I thought to myself… Well, if you… Read More The difference you should know: Diclofenac Potassium and Diclofenac Sodium

The danger of taking antiMALARIALs, VITAMIN C and Blood tonics together

  Are you in the habit of taking Vitamin C and Blood tonic with the drugs you take? Please don’t do so whenever you have malaria. The liver is an important organ in the life process of malaria parasites in the body and is rich in Iron. When iron supplements or blood tonics and capsules are… Read More The danger of taking antiMALARIALs, VITAMIN C and Blood tonics together