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When visiting Ifield Medical Practice, we now request that any patients over the age of 5 wear protection over their mouth and nose. This could be a mask you have bought, a homemade face covering or a scarf. This is to reduce your infection risk and to protect other patients and our staff. Our clinicians will be wearing appropriate PPE for all face to face appointments. We still advise to only come into the surgery if absolutely necessary. We thank you for your co-operation.

Medicine Sick Day Rules

When you should stop taking your medication?

When you are unwell with any of the following:

  • Vomiting or diarrhoea (unless only minor)
  • Fevers, sweats shaking

Then STOP taking the medicines listed here. Restart when you are well (after 24-48 hours of eating and drinking normally). If you are in any doubt, please contact us or your pharmacist.

  • ACE Inhibitors: Medicine names ending in 'pril' e.g. lisinopril, perindopril, ramipril
  • ARBs: Medicine names ending in 'sartan' e.g. losartan, candesartan, valsartan
  • NSAIDs: Anti-inflammatory pain killers e.g. ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen
  • Diuretics: Sometimes called 'water pills' egg furosemide, spironolactone, indapamide, bendroflumethiazide
  • Metformin: A medicine for diabetes
 
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