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Sertraline, what do patients say about it?

Sertraline, what do patients say about it?

Sertraline is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, which is prescribed to treat symptoms of depression, panic attacks, obsessive-compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. It is a widely prescribed medication, which people usually take for months or...
Paracetamol, what do patients say about it?

Paracetamol, what do patients say about it?

Paracetamol is a painkiller, often used to treat mild to moderate pain, such as headaches, toothaches or to reduce fever. Paracetamol is the most consumed painkiller worldwide. And there are good reasons for this: It is widely accessible, and can be prescribed by...
Omeprazole, what do patients say about it?

Omeprazole, what do patients say about it?

Omeprazole tablets, capsules or liquid are very commonly prescribed to lower stomach acid, in cases of indigestion or acid reflux. While a majority of patients do not report any side-effects, some do report headaches, diarrhoea and stomach pain. Although some patients...
Mini-pills, what do patients say about them?

Mini-pills, what do patients say about them?

Mini-pills are also known as progesterone-only-pills. Many women go through several contraceptive pills until they find the one that suits them. Some women have absolutely no side-effects, while others on the exact pill present adverse symptoms. There are many types...
Metformin, what do patients say about it?

Metformin, what do patients say about it?

Metformin, here’s what it is. Metformin is a medicine often prescribed to treat Type 2 diabetes, as it lowers blood sugar levels by changing how the body manages insulin. Metformin can also be prescribed for women suffering from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome...
Levothyroxine, what do patients say about it?

Levothyroxine, what do patients say about it?

Levothyroxine, here’s what it is. Many patients have been put on Levothyroxine, notably to treat hypothyroidism, a chronic condition for which patients will most likely be put on life-long medication. Most patients report very little side effects and can notice...