Law Warns Against Self-Medication

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As of December 8, 2010, law 13.574, written by Councilman Tito Zeglin (PDT), which calls for the display of signs in the city’s pharmacies informing consumers of the risks of self-medication, is in force. Pharmacists should install signs saying the following: “Taking medicine without your doctor’s knowledge and without a pharmacist’s More...

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Sibutramine: Safe Drug to Assist Dieters?

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