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Tylenol, Advil, Aspirin, analgesics each have their uses, depending on the location or nature of the pain.
Here is some information to help you see things more clearly:
Effects: fights fever, painkillers.
Possible side effects: very rare, generally very well tolerated.
Contraindications: serious liver or kidney disease.
Possible side effects: risk of stomach irritation.
Contraindications: asthma; stomach tenderness.
Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic acid)
Effects: fights fever, anti-inflammatory, pain relief. Should preferably be taken on the advice of a doctor (especially to thin the blood).
Possible side effects: irritating to the stomach.
Contraindications: children 18 years of age and under (associated with Reye's syndrome), hypertension, stomach fragility.
To find a pain medication that is right for you, you may need to try a few. But in any case, ask your family pharmacist for advice; he or she is always available to help you make an informed choice and can also prescribe* medication for certain minor health problems, when the treatment and diagnosis are already known. A consultation with your pharmacist is essential to assess whether you meet the prescription criteria.
It may be necessary to make an appointment to benefit from this service. Ask the laboratory team for more details. Some Uniprix-affiliated pharmacies offer an online appointment scheduling service. To find the pharmacy nearest you that offers this service, click here.
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