How to Treat Minor Burns and Protect the Skin Place the burned area in cool water (or hold under running tap water) or cover with wet compresses until pain subsides (10 to 20 minutes). Remove any jewellery or clothing near the wound. Tip: You should never use cool water or ice to cool a burn, as […]
You can never be too prepared when it comes to treating and healing minor injuries. That’s why no medicine cabinet is complete without first-aid items. atoma® has everything you need to build your personalized first aid kit and get you and your family ready for any adventure. We recommend keeping the same essentials in your car […]
Baffled by all the over-the-counter products available to treat indoor or outdoor allergies (also called allergic rhinitis)? Here is some information to help you choose the right product for your needs. Warning! The products mentioned in this article are not designed to treat serious allergies like food allergies. Format: Spray Make sure you carefully follow the […]
Most often found among children between the ages of 3 and 10, head lice can be spread through head-to-head contact including sharing hats, hairbrushes and combs. Is your child complaining of itching, tickling or irritated scalp? Before buying any product, speak to your Guardian® pharmacist about treatments and steps to prevent recurrence.
What are NSAIDs and COXIBs? Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a class of medication used to treat the pain and inflammation of arthritis. They do not contain steroids, hence the name “non-steroidal.” NSAIDs are a very large category of medications, some of which you can obtain without a prescription, such as acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) (e.g., Aspirin®, […]