Category Archives: Myths

Can I take painkillers like Paracetamol with Antibiotics? 

Blister packs of antibiotic and painkiller medicine

Another very common misconception. Many people don’t know that these are two completely different things. You should take painkillers (I prefer Ibuprofen, unless you have stomach ulcers)  for any type of pain  or fever. They reduce inflammation (swelling, redness), thereby reducing pain and control the temperature,  which could be caused by virus, bacteria or trauma […]