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# over-the-counter - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

US regulator approves first rapid at-home Covid-19 antigen test
# Over The Counter
# Over The Counter

US regulator approves first rapid at-home Covid-19 antigen test

Dec 15th 2020, 10:01 PM 13,430 Views 3 Comments

The FDA said the emergency use authorisation represented a “major milestone.”

# over-the-counter - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Warning that patients may be going 'codeine shopping’ to access the addictive painkiller
# Over The Counter
# Over The Counter

Warning that patients may be going 'codeine shopping’ to access the addictive painkiller

Apr 16th 2019, 11:43 AM 47,214 Views 48 Comments

Codeine addiction is at “epidemic” levels, according to a new article in the IMJ

# over-the-counter - Monday 29 January, 2018

Food intolerance testing kits should only be used with expert advice
# Stomach Pains
# Stomach Pains

Food intolerance testing kits should only be used with expert advice

Jan 29th 2018, 6:36 PM 22,498 Views 22 Comments

People are being warned not to act on the results of the test without advice from a doctor or registered dietitan.

# over-the-counter - Sunday 13 March, 2016

'I am nearly 60, but I still need to work': New rules could see pharmacy assistants made redundant
# Over The Counter
# Over The Counter

'I am nearly 60, but I still need to work': New rules could see pharmacy assistants made redundant

Mar 13th 2016, 7:45 AM 36,754 Views 25 Comments

A pharmacy assistant is qualified to provide cover and dispense medications when a pharmacist is not on the premises.

# over-the-counter - Monday 7 September, 2015

Clermont are in no danger of losing their attacking edge
# Cavalier
From The42
# Cavalier

Clermont are in no danger of losing their attacking edge

Sep 7th 2015, 8:43 PM 6,445 Views 2 Comments

Last year’s beaten European finalists are anything but dull.

# over-the-counter - Thursday 2 October, 2014

7 Solpadeine chemist stories we can all relate to
# Over The Counter
From The Daily Edge
# Over The Counter

7 Solpadeine chemist stories we can all relate to

Oct 2nd 2014, 7:22 PM 23,689 Views 5 Comments

Please Mr Pharmacist.

# over-the-counter - Friday 21 March, 2014

Pharmacists want migraine medicine taken off prescription
# What A Pain
# What A Pain

Pharmacists want migraine medicine taken off prescription

Mar 21st 2014, 10:40 AM 18,483 Views 57 Comments

Over half a million people in Ireland suffer with migraine headaches.

# over-the-counter - Saturday 21 December, 2013

All set for Christmas, but now you're sick? What should you take to help?
# Flu Be Gone
# Flu Be Gone

All set for Christmas, but now you're sick? What should you take to help?

Dec 21st 2013, 8:45 AM 18,575 Views 49 Comments

Confused about over-the-counter medicines? If you’re sick what should you ask for?

# over-the-counter - Sunday 27 October, 2013

Guideline-setting GP supports cannabis decriminalisation
# Drugs
# Drugs

Guideline-setting GP supports cannabis decriminalisation

Oct 27th 2013, 6:45 PM 21,082 Views 143 Comments

Dr Cathal Ó Súilleabháin says decriminalisation would combat crime, make the drug safer and allow for research.

# over-the-counter - Friday 5 April, 2013

US court orders wider access for morning after pill regardless of age
# Morning After Pill
# Morning After Pill

US court orders wider access for morning after pill regardless of age

Apr 5th 2013, 8:00 PM 6,328 Views 16 Comments

The judge ruled that current restrictions requiring teens to obtain a prescription were “politically motivated” and “scientifically unjustified”.

# over-the-counter - Monday 6 August, 2012

Video: The glamour of self-service shops in 1960s Ireland
# End Of The Counter
# End Of The Counter

Video: The glamour of self-service shops in 1960s Ireland

Aug 6th 2012, 8:00 AM 9,307 Views 12 Comments

Filmmaker whose grandfather brought the Mace shops to Ireland is looking for anecdotes of the end of over-the-counter shops… and the switch to the shopping basket.

# over-the-counter - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

HIV home test approved by US Food and Drug Administration
# FDA
# FDA

HIV home test approved by US Food and Drug Administration

Jul 4th 2012, 2:45 PM 2,591 Views 10 Comments

The over-the-counter test has the potential to identify people who would otherwise go untested for the infection.

# over-the-counter - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Regional differences in illegal drug use narrows
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Regional differences in illegal drug use narrows

Jun 19th 2012, 4:45 PM 3,913 Views 22 Comments

Report shows men more likely to consume illegal drugs as well as alcohol and tobacco than women.

# over-the-counter - Monday 9 May, 2011

Pharmacists voice concerns over rising shortages of medication
# Pharmacists
# Pharmacists

Pharmacists voice concerns over rising shortages of medication

May 9th 2011, 3:53 PM 947 Views 0 Comments

Irish Pharmacy Union conference hears that the current system of medicine distribution can leave cancer patients waiting up to two weeks for oral chemotherapy treatment.

# over-the-counter - Saturday 7 May, 2011

Average age of women requesting morning after pill is 23 years - survey
# Contraception
# Contraception

Average age of women requesting morning after pill is 23 years - survey

May 7th 2011, 4:12 PM 1,183 Views 0 Comments

Survery by the Irish Pharmacy Union says that 85 per cent of pharmacists polled have been asked for the drug since mid-February.