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Information about taking Atorvastatin: Inside the pouch
September 25, 2019

PillTime’s Inside the Pouch series returns. Let’s take a look at Atorvastatin to answer some commonly asked questions. Atorvastatin is taken by thousands of people in the UK, each day. It belongs to a group of medicines called statins that... Read More

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Kicking the habit: tips for giving up smoking
September 12, 2019

Have you considered giving up smoking to take more control of your health? Check out our useful tips to give up smoking, for good. Dangers of smoking Smoking is one of the biggest causes of preventable deaths in England. It... Read More

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IBS symptoms and how to manage them
September 5, 2019

Irritable Bowel Syndrome is often a lifelong condition and can have some pretty difficult side effects. Check out these simple ways of managing IBS symptoms. IBS affects 17% of  people in the UK. People with IBS may experience a range... Read More

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Managing Migraines: tips for survival
August 29, 2019

Migraines can severely affect a person’s quality of life. They may even stop you from carrying out your normal daily activities. Find out more about managing migraines. What are migraines? A migraine is usually a moderate or severe headache which... Read More

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Information about taking metformin: Inside the pouch
August 15, 2019

Let’s delve inside the pouch to find out the facts about this popular Diabetes and PCOS medication. Metformin is taken by thousands of people in the UK. It’s primary use is treating Diabetes, or preventing Diabetes for those in a... Read More

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Antibiotic resistance: myths and facts
August 7, 2019

How many times have you taken antibiotics when you didn’t need to? Public awareness of antibiotic resistance is growing. For decades, we’ve been using antibiotics in a casual way. We often take them for smaller ailments, like sore throats. This... Read More

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5 tips to manage menopause emotions
August 2, 2019

Stress, anxiety, anger and tears. Emotional symptoms are consuming, in the same way that pain or hot flashes are. There’s lots of great advice out there about managing the physical symptoms of the menopause and perimenopause. This is brilliant. Nearly... Read More

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How to reduce your plastic waste every day
July 30, 2019

With Plastic-Free July drawing to a close, what habits can you maintain to reduce your plastic waste?  Plastic waste is a hot topic in current media, and rightly so. Plastic is hugely damaging to the environment. It litters the oceans... Read More

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Let’s talk about taking Pregabalin: Inside the pouch
July 24, 2019

As part of PillTime’s Inside the Pouch series, we take a look at Pregabalin. Pregabalin is a common medication in the UK. It treats anxiety, epilepsy and relieves nerve pain. Nerve pain can be caused by several common conditions. These... Read More

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A-Z of managing medication with PillTime
July 19, 2019

Everything you need to know about managing medication with PillTime in a simple A-Z. Adherence Essentially, adherence means ‘stickiness’. In pharmacy terms, this is your ability to stick to your medication plan. Your GP will set certain prescription instructions to... Read More