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Daily Mail

27 May 2014 — The Daily Mail reported how the potency of daily medication can be affected by sickness or diarrhoea. The report came after a woman contracted malaria, despite taking anti-malarial medicines, after picking up a 24-hour stomach bug. Royal Pharmaceutical Society spokesman Sid Dajani was interviewed and said: “If you’ve vomited within three hours of taking medication, its effect will be compromised. And if you’re on medication for cardiovascular or stroke related conditions — to regulate heartbeat, control blood pressure or prevent blood clots, for instance— that could be life threatening.” 

Citation: The Pharmaceutical Journal URI: 20065515

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