Self Treatment

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…

Lybrate launches “Say No To Self Medication” campaign in association with top doctors

Lybrate, in collaboration with the finest doctors in India, has started an awareness campaign about the hazards of Self Medication for patients. The campaign would see doctors like Dr M.C. Mishra, Director AIIMS, among others, educating people about the perils of Self Medication and the measures to curb this potentially…