Medicines Archive

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EXPIRED MED>>>

Accidental consumption of Medicines after expiry In many cases, after expiry date, most medicines simply become less effective (most medicines have no direct harmful effect if you mistakenly take them). However, medicines such as Tetracyclines (e.g aka red na yellow capsule) on the other hand have been found to degrade to other

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SAFE STORAGE OF MEDICINES AT HOME

Do you know how and where you should safely store your medicines at home? Expiry date printed on your medicine has meaning only if the medicines are stored properly. This knowledge is important because drugs can actually expire way before the printed expiry date if stored incorrectly. This is called accelerated degradation.

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UNDERSTANDING MEDICINE EXPIRY DATES

WHEN DO MEDICINES EXPIRE? Product labelling is a very important component of pharmaceutical good manufacturing practice. And for people using medicines, the information on the package may be the only source of instructions on how to use the medicine. This may include how the medicine should be taken, manufacture date, batch number,

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HYPERTENSION, THE ‘SILENT KILLER’. WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Digital BP Machine What is hypertension? High blood pressure, medically known as hypertension, is the leading cause for heart disease, strokes and kidney failure (responsible for 1,000 worldwide deaths per day – CDC). Unlike other diseases, hypertension has little to no physical warning signs and symptoms and is therefore, a condition many