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Jayashree Thakwani

Jayashree holds Masters in Pharmaceutics from Mumbai University. She has extensive experience in R&D of pharmaceutical formulations. Her hobbies include reading, writing, traveling, listening to music and painting.

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Self-Medication

Self-Medication

Self-medication is treating self with non-prescription or over the counter medications, for treating self-diagnosed medical conditions. Self-medication must be done with caution, as it can lead to drug-drug or food-drug interactions.

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Drug Induced Headache

Drug Induced Headache

Medication-induced headache (MIH) or a medication-overuse headache (MOH) is a condition where a patient suffers daily chronic headaches due to over-use of some medications, mainly painkillers.

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Birth Control Implant

Birth Control Implant

Birth Control Implant is a long-acting birth control contraceptive inserted into the arm. It is a safe and effective method to prevent pregnancy. Nexplanon is the brand name of one such implant.

Disease & Condition
Side Effects of Drugs that Affect Your Teeth and Gums

Side Effects of Drugs that Affect Your Teeth and Gums

Medications can affect oral health. Some drug-induced adverse effects are tooth decay, and swelling of gums. The dentist must diagnose and treat the conditions on a case-by-case basis.

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Can Drugs Affect Thyroid Function?

Can Drugs Affect Thyroid Function?

Some medications affect the normal function of thyroid gland leading to thyroid function disorders in the form of hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. Read Patient Information Leaflet of medications to be aware of such effects and conduct regular monitoring of thyroid function to avoid complications

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