Cork Emergency Departments

Analgesics (painkillers) available "over the counter" from pharmacists basically fall into three groups:

1. Paracetamol, 2. Codeine based, 3. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS)

These may be taken in combination, but always check with a doctor or pharmacist that the combination of medicines you are taking is suitable and safe.



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Important points about NSAIDs

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If you are not sure about your medicines check with a doctor or pharmacist first.

If you are concerned, please contact the Emergency Department you first attended: MUH (021) 4271971 M-UCC at SMHC (St. Mary’s Health Campus) (021) 4926900 CUH (021) 4920200 LIU Mallow General Hospital (022) 258506 Bantry General Hospital (027) 52900