The aim of the health tips section is to offer simple and practical advice on a range of minor illnesses.
Each healthtip is divided into symptoms and diagnosis, preventative measures and non-prescription treatments
Health Tip Groups
- Breast Cancer
- Coughs and Colds
- General Health
- Health at work
- Sports Injuries
- Sports Medicine
The symptoms and diagnosis section is a description of the illness and how the patient is affected.
The preventative measures section has some practical ways of preventing the recurrence of the problem, while the non-prescription treatments section recommends some of the over-the-counter medicines to treat the complaint and some practical ways of dealing with the problem.
All of the medicinal products listed are currently available in Irish pharmacies.
Where possible, usage instructions are stated, but make sure to read the label and patient information leaflet before taking the medicine, to ensure that the medicine is suitable for you.
Your pharmacist is always available to advise.
Many more health tips are currently being prepared by Irish Health Professionals to be added regularly to eirpharm health tips section. However, if you have a query that is not covered in the Health Tips section or if you have a further query, you can e-mail the eirpharm pharmacist.
We will endeavour to deal with you query, as thoroughly as possible. However, in some cases we may have to refer you to your doctor.