#SayNoToSelfMedication

An Undesirable Side-effect Of The Information Age: Self Medication

By Dr. Gaurav Kant Pandey General Physician, Deep Chand Bandhu Government Hospital. New Delhi.   The most bothersome thing that a doctor faces in general practice is a subset of patients, mostly 20-35 years of age,who think that just reading a certain page on wikipedia transforms them into a doctor,…

9 Reasons Why You Should Say ‘No’ To Self Medication

“I was running a temperature since evening, I reached home and popped a paracetamol before I headed out for the formal dinner I was to attend.” How often do we do this? Very often! We pop in pills when we run a temperature or have a stomach ache, to de-cold…