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Tuesday 26 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Paracetamol

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One of the most common treatments for osteoarthritis is 'ineffective'
The condition affects around 400,000 people in Ireland.
Suffer from lower back pain? Paracetamol might not be effective in relieving symptoms
A study has found the drug to be no more effective than a placebo in treating the condition.
Simple painkillers 'can help dementia patients'
Research claims that drugs like paracetamol reduces agitation in patients – and could be substitute for antipsychotic meds.
Got a headache? Look no further than your loved one
A study finds that a picture of your partner can be just as effective in offering relief as a painkiller.
Infants who take paracetamol more likely to develop asthma
Study from New Zealand concludes that “liberally” giving products containing paracetamol given to children may have serious side-effects.