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Pharmacist, Gerald Quigley

Posted by: Paul Entwistle | 11 May, 2012 - 2:09 PM
Pharmacist, Gerald Quigley,  joins Tony McManus every Friday to answer your queries.

Pharmacist Gerald Quigley joins 6pr every Friday at 1.30 to answer your queries about modern medicine and every day prescriptions. Call and be part of the show on 9221 1882 or listen to the most recent segment right here.

 

Topics from Friday 17-05-2013

1. Food Allergy Awareness Week has just finished. If you do have somebody in your family with a sensitivity to a particular food, seek as much advice as you can. New information is coming out all the time, new suggestions are being made, and it's all about getting the best quality f life outcomes for both you and your gamily member, If you have an EpiPen, be confident it its use at all times.

2. Hard, rough skin can be easily removed with gentle rubbing using a ounce stone in the shower, then applying UREDERM CREAM each night and morning. This cream contains 10% urea, which softens tough skin areas, and encourages healthy skin growth from underneath.

3. SOUVENAID is the new nutritional supplement for Alzheimer's patients. It is available at the pharmacy and is a once-a-day drink, best kept in the fridge.

4. Dry Eyes after surgery are very common. TEARS AGAIN is a convenient dry eye remedy, applied over the CLOSED eye. It's a very fine spray mist, easy to use

5. Krill oil is the new, convenient omega-3 supplement which does't cause the fishy aftertaste so often found in  standard fish oil supplements. Usual dose is 500mg once a day.

 

 

Blog comments Your Say

  • Hi Gerald
    Please advise me as to the best medicinal or non medicinal things to take for the prevention of sea sickness?

    Regards

    Edd

    edd scully Tuesday 29 January, 2013 - 2:04 PM
  • Could you put the name of the honey you recommended for psoriasis on here please. It was a manuka honey and I think it may have medi in the name. We bought a jar of MediHoney but it says anti-bacterial honey, not Manuka honey. Not sure if it is the correct one.

    Much appreciated thanks

    Noelle Lindsay Sunday 27 January, 2013 - 8:10 AM
  • hi
    on todays show 18 Jan 13 you talked about a tiredness problem with taking of cholesterol medication and recommended a supplement but I could not catch the name of it as I was driving. Please can you tell me what it is
    thank you
    Allan

    Allan Hutcheson Friday 18 January, 2013 - 2:10 PM
  • Do you have any suggestions for bad breath?

    Don Tuesday 15 January, 2013 - 3:40 PM
  • thank you Gerald for your advice. I listen to you each week with Tony McManus have heard you endorse Therma Life.I brought a tube for my husband and it has helped him so much. thank you Gerald

    rhonda Friday 21 September, 2012 - 6:28 PM
  • I really enjoy listening to gerald eachweek. Ifind him very helpful

    rhonda Sunday 29 July, 2012 - 8:04 PM

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