Pharmaceutical Advice

We know that most of our guides and advice pieces fall into lovely categories where we can give you a nice description of what you’ll find, but the human body just isn’t that simple! This is the place where all of our lovely guides that don’t fit into specific categories live, ready to tell you more about how to get over a hangover, whether those weight loss pills advertised online really work, and even how to save money on your medication! If you’ve got some unusual pharmaceutical questions, here is where you’ll find your answers, it may not be perfectly organised, but it’s definitely useful!

Pharmaceutical Advice Advice & Guides

What is PenCycle?

What is PenCycle?

Wanting to recycle insulin pens or Saxenda injector pens? Up until now, you wouldn’t have been able to. Fortunately, that’s about to change.  If you’re a regular user of medical pens, whether they’re for diabetes or weight loss injections, the new PenCycle scheme finally tackles the challenge of recycling your medical plastic waste. Novo Nordisk have launched a new pre-filled...
Wanting to recycle insulin pens or Saxenda injector pens? Up until now...
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What's the difference between HIV and AIDS?

What's the difference between HIV and AIDS?

      Can you tell the difference between HIV and AIDS?   ANSWER: HIV is a virus that can develop into AIDS if it isn't managed, whereas AIDS is a syndrome that comes with a range of symptoms, like a weakened immune system. To develop AIDS, you must have HIV; it’s impossible to have AIDS without first having HIV...
      Can you tell the difference between HIV and AIDS?...
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7 ways you can use promethazine (Phenergan)

7 ways you can use promethazine (Phenergan)

  Did you know that promethazine can be used for different things? Promethazine hydrochloride isn’t a one-trick pony – it has multiple uses, so it’s always a good idea to keep it stocked in your medical cupboard for whenever you might need it. Not only can promethazine treat allergies, but it can also tackle short-term insomnia, motion sickness, cold symptoms...
  Did you know that promethazine can be used for different things...
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What are the different types of toenail fungus?

What are the different types of toenail fungus?

      Toenail fungus, also known as a fungal nail infection, is anything but fun. They’re common and usually aren’t anything to worry about, typically affecting the toenails due to the warm and moist breeding ground of your feet that’s ideal for fungus. However, they can occasionally affect the fingernails.   Just like there are different strains of the...
      Toenail fungus, also known as a fungal nail infec...
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Are more people masturbating during working hours?

Are more people masturbating during working hours?

Are more people masturbating during working hours? Our recent survey of 2,000 nationally representative general respondents aged 18+ has found that 14% of British people have masturbated during work hours, including over a fifth of men and 7% of women. Working from home presents many benefits. From missing the morning commute to saving on fuel and travel costs as well...
Are more people masturbating during working hours? Our recent survey o...
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Why does my child have a fever?

Why does my child have a fever?

      A high temperature or a fever is very common in children, and it’s typically a sign that their body is fighting an infection, like a cold, chicken pox or tonsillitis. They may also develop a fever after a vaccination – we know, the tears from that painful needle were bad enough, now you’ve got an unsettled, feverish...
      A high temperature or a fever is very common in c...
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