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Why Self-medicating With Malaria, Cough Medicines During Pregnancy Is Dangerous

A Consultant Family Physician at the Family Health Department, Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Dr John Ovuoraye, has asked pregnant women to stop taking malaria and cough medicines without doctor’s prescription. According to the physician, the use of malaria or

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Nigerians Are Consuming Fake Strepsils, Pharmacist Raises Alarm And Highlights The Differences

A Nigerian pharmacist with Twitter handle, @anambrachic, has called the attention of citizens to current circulation of an imitation of a popular over-the-counter (OTC) drug, Strepsils-used for the treatment of mouth and throat infections. She claimed many Nigerians are already

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8 Reasons Why Self-medicating Could Be Dangerous

ADESUA IYOYOJIE Self medicating is the act of administering drugs without a doctor prescription. Illiteracy and ignorance is one of the reasons some carry out this act. Some parents run a pharmacy in their homes where they have all manner of

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Dear MIMsters: I am afraid of self medication but I’m considering doing this…

I am 39 weeks gone and this is my second pregnancy. I was induced at the 39th week of my first pregnancy which went well and I had my baby in no time. Afterwards, we relocated to another state, so

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