When to take your medicine

Many people who are taking tablets or other medicines, either on prescription or over-the-counter, are not sure about the best

Coxibs and arthritis pain and inflammation

Coxibs (also known as COX-2 inhibitors) are a type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Coxibs, like other NSAIDs, relieve pain

Muscle aches and pains

General Information See Your Pharmacist or Medical Professional Treatment Tips Treatment Options More Information General Information General muscular aches and

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)

What are Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)? Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are commonly known as NSAIDs or just ‘anti-inflammatories’. They are a

Aspirin – side effects, dosage and low-dose

Aspirin is one of the oldest medicines still in common use. It belongs to a class of medicines called salicylates

Tension headache treatments

Tension headache is the most common type of headache, and can be triggered by a lack of sleep, stress, dehydration,

Cancer pain

Cancer pain doesn’t affect all people who have cancer – whether you have pain will depend on the type of


Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, is a condition that causes the joints to become painful and stiff. It

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