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What is Co-codamol? Uses, Side Effects and More

What is Co-codamol? Uses, Side Effects and More

23rd August, 2019

Co-codamol is an extremely common medicine prescribed for pain relief, which can be purchased from many over the counter pharmacies. It is available in three different strengths, with the lowest strength available to you in pharmacies like Weldricks Pharmacy, while the two higher strengths are only available when prescribed to you.

Nurofen vs Ibuprofen: What's the difference?

Nurofen vs Ibuprofen: What's the difference?

21st August, 2019

With so many different brands and products available to treat your common aches and pains, it can be difficult to know where to begin when looking for a remedy (especially for something as common as a headache). Is ibuprofen or paracetamol a better fit for the job? Do I need normal or extra strength tablets? Is it easier to simply reach for a brand name we know?

Top 5 Free Health & Fitness Apps: August 2019

Top 5 Free Health & Fitness Apps: August 2019

19th August, 2019

At Weldricks Pharmacy we like to encourage all of our customers to take an interest in their health. Health and fitness should be a priority for everyone in order to feel great, though sadly it can often be difficult for some to find the time to dedicate to keeping a fit and active lifestyle. While eating healthily and exercising may come naturally for some, for others it can be much more of a conscious effort - and things like budget, time and resource all come into play.

Catarrh Relief: How to Get Rid

Catarrh Relief: How to Get Rid

12th August, 2019

Catarrh, while not harmful, can be an incredibly frustrating ailment that can cause patients much irritation. It’s not a dangerous condition, but can be easily cured with a number of different treatments. 

MooGoo Products - Everything You Need To Know

MooGoo Products - Everything You Need To Know

10th August, 2019

Whether your skin is oily, dry, sensitive, prone to eczema or a combination of a few things —it’s important that you understand how to take care of it. As the largest organ in the human body, the skin requires special attention as we grow and age, thanks to continued exposure to things like sunlight and the elements too. 

Does sunscreen stop you from tanning?

Does sunscreen stop you from tanning?

6th August, 2019

Sunscreen will not stop you from tanning completely; it is specifically designed to let a small number of UV rays through, and that will allow your skin to tan. However, because sunscreen is inherently designed to protect your skin, it does prevent tanning to an extent.

New Medicine Service

New Medicine Service

5th June, 2019

The New Medicine Service is a free NHS service, offered through your pharmacy (chemist), to help you understand your condition and get the most out of your new medicine.

Keep Your Loved Ones Safe! CPR Guardian II Smartwatch

Keep Your Loved Ones Safe! CPR Guardian II Smartwatch

4th June, 2019

Give yourself and your loved ones peace of mind with the CPR Guardian II Smartwatch. With tonnes of different features, this smartwatch will not only enhance the wearer's day-to-day life, but will also allow you to know they are safe or be alerted if something goes wrong. 

IBS Tablets - Everything You Need To Know

IBS Tablets - Everything You Need To Know

20th May, 2019

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a common and long-term condition which affects the digestive system. Those who have IBS may experience symptoms like feeling bloated, having stomach cramps, diarrhoea or constipation; though the causes of IBS are unknown, it is most commonly related to issues with digesting certain foods. Your irritable bowel syndrome symptoms can be aggravated by external factors such as increased levels of stress, food and drink habits, stimulants like coffee and hormonal factors.

Ibuprofen Gel: Uses, Side Effects and More

Ibuprofen Gel: Uses, Side Effects and More

15th May, 2019

Ibuprofen gel is a common treatment used to provide pain relief, and can be bought over the counter in most pharmacies. Here at Weldricks Pharmacy we offer a wide range of ibuprofen products, including various gels, brands, % strengths, and dosages, meaning we have products available for all your needs.