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Clifton Court Medical Practice

Victoria Road

Darlington
DL1 5JN
Telephone: 01325 465646

Medicine Sick Day Rule

 

 


When you are unwell with any of the following:

•          Vomiting or diarrhoea

•          Fever, sweats and shaking

 

Then STOP taking the following medicines

 

ACE inhibitor          medicine names ending in pril

 

Eg Lisinopril, perindopril, Ramipril

 

ARBs              medicine names ending in sartan

Eg, losartan, candesartan, valsartan

 

NSAIDs                     anti-inflammatory pain killer

Eg ibpuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen

 

Diuretics      Sometimes called water tablets

Eg, furosemide, spironolactone, bendroflumethiazide

Metformin   a tablet for diabetes

 

Restart when you are well (after 24-48 hours of eating and drinking normally)

If you are in any doubt contact your pharmacist, GP or Nurse

 

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