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Our Self-Medicating Habit

Prof Dr Debra Sim Si Mui, Department of Pharmacology, University of Malaya | Che Zuraini Sulaiman, Chief Pharmacist, University Malaya Medical Centre

01-Feb-18 16:00

Our Self-Medicating Habit

Paracetamol, antihistamines, cough syrup, sleeping pills – do you often self-medicate with these drugs? Perhaps you even tell yourself that it’s okay to take more than the recommended dosage or just to ward off impending symptoms. Two experts will help us to understand when a bit of self-care becomes harmful.

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Meera Sivasothy


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