• When my daughter had an abscess amoxicillin didn’t touch it and she needed metronidazole as well to deal with it, she also took paracetamol and codeine – I’m not certain but I think you can take this in addition to ibuprofen. Maybe your dentist could prescribe metronidazole for you tomorrow. Hope you feel better soon.

  • martha replied to the topic Tablets v Capsules in the forum Health 1 year, 3 months ago

    Really? Gosh I wouldn’t be surprised. Last time I spoke to the man he said it was an error and when I raised the cost implication said there was no cost difference between tablets and capsules, this time he said it was an error again and again I mentioned the cost difference but he never repied. I’ve googled the cost difference after the first…[Read more]

  • martha replied to the topic Tablets v Capsules in the forum Health 1 year, 3 months ago

    Hi SallyG, they are co-codamol so are capsule and tablet although it does say capsule on my prescription after I had a conversation with the GP as I found that no matter how quickly you swig them down your throat the chalk type get stuck and leave a terrible bitter taste that makes me gag. I can take capsule tablets without a problem, I normally…[Read more]

  • martha started the topic Tablets v Capsules in the forum Health 1 year, 3 months ago

    Just a quick question. Is it cheaper for pharmacy’s to dispense tablets (chalky type) rather than capsules? This is the 2nd time they have done this to me since taking over the pharmacy even though my prescription says capsules. My O/H picked them up for me yesterday and I didn’t realize until I got home last night.

    Then the lprescription before…[Read more]