Tag Archives: Medicine

Beware of Counterfeit Drugs

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When we think of counterfeit drug peddlers, what comes into our mind is a group of shady people running a mafia like operation underground. It is not, evidently. The business is run in broad daylight. What is very shocking, and sad at the same time, is that some doctors are part of the counterfeit drug mafia. Yes, the very person with whom you entrust your health and life might be colluding with the industry that is promoting counterfeit drugs that can potentially lead to even death.

Dangers of Crocin, Paracetamol and Calpol (Acetaminophen)

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Drugs such as Crocin, Paracetamol and Calpol are commonly used in India as a go-to medicine for fever and headache, or any type of body ache for that matter. They can be found in the office desks of workers and in the medicine cabinets at homes. For any slight symptom of headache, body ache or fever, many people just pop these pills without a second thought. How does the drug magically relieve the symptoms? The answer is Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in these drugs. Have we considered what effects Acetaminophen could have on our  body?