October 2019 16
On four or more meds?
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Taking four or more prescription medicines can be challenging to manage. Does organising all your medicines and repeats get on top of you? Maybe you are on a blister pack? It's common to have to take different medicines or doses, at different times throughout the day. Do you already use…

October 2019 08
Erectile dysfunction medicines
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Erectile dysfunction (ED) is a condition that many men face at some stage in their life. Are you confused by all the brands and different erectile dysfunction medicines available? There are three erectile dysfunction medicines available in New Zealand. Each one is available in different strengths and you should discuss…

October 2019 03
Privacy in healthcare
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Do you sometimes cringe at the thought of having to go into a pharmacy and ask for something out loud? Not many of us want to discuss private healthcare issues within earshot of others. Maybe you’re not ready to share that you’re taking a new prescription medicine after a recent…

September 2019 25
Spring Allergies
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For those of you who suffer from allergies, the never-ending sneezing, runny nose and itchy watery eyes are just beginning. Spring is here! For most it is the end of cold winter days and the beginning of new spring growth. During springtime trees, grasses and weeds release pollen into the…

September 2019 18
Managing hypertension
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If you have hypertension – high blood pressure – you’re not alone. Hypertension affects one in five New Zealanders. It can increase with stress, excitement and exercise, and will also vary depending on your age. If you have hypertension, you might not know it – there aren’t any signs or…

September 2019 11
Dry Skin
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As we enter the final month of winter, many will have had their annual occurrence of dry and flaky skin. Many of you who do have dry skin know how uncomfortable it can be, but why does it always seem to happen during winter? It can be many things ranging…