Beneficial side-effects?

  • Gary Black PSSA

Abstract

As pharmacists, we are expected to be knowledgeable about the side-effects of the medicines we dispense and diligent in our duty of counselling patients appropriately. In his presentation at a recent Indaba, a speaker used the term “beneficial side-effects” in recalling feedback received from a diabetic patient who, when questioned about his treatment, had said:

“O! Ja dokter, en daai metformin … dit gee vir my so lekker opelyf!”.

Published
2020-02-28
Section
Nibbles