The Croft Surgery

Kirkbride, Carlisle, Cumbria CA7 5JH

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Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
ACE Inhibitors
Absolute Risk and Relative Risk
Alpha-blockers
Aminosalicylates
Antacids
Anthelmintics - Medicines for Worms
Anti-inflammatory Painkillers
Antibiotic Tablets for Acne
Antibiotics
Anticoagulants
Antidiarrhoeal Medicines for Acute Diarrhoea
Antifungal Medicines
Antihistamines
Antipsychotic Medicines
Antispasmodic Medicines
Antithyroid Medicines
Antiviral Medication for Genital Herpes
Aspirin and Other Antiplatelet Medicines
Bedwetting - Desmopressin
Beta-blockers
Biological Medicines for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bisphosphonates
Blood Transfusion
Buprenorphine Replacement for Heroin
Bupropion (Zyban®)
Calcium-channel Blockers
Chemotherapy with Cytotoxic Medicines
Cholera Immunisation
Combined Oral Contraceptive (COC) Pill
Contraception After Having a Baby
Contraception Guide
Contraception from 40 to the Menopause
Contraceptive Implant
Contraceptive Injection
Contraceptive Patch
Cough Medicines
DTaP/Polio/Hib Immunisation
Decongestants
Disease-modifying Antirheumatic Drugs (DMARDs)
Drug Allergy
Emergency Contraception
Epilepsy and Pregnancy
Fingertip Units for Topical Steroids
Free or Reduced Cost Prescriptions
Generic vs Brand Name Medicines
H2 Blockers
Hepatitis A Immunisation
Hepatitis B Immunisation
How to Use Eye Drops
How to Use Nose Drops
How to Use Your Eye Ointment
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Immunisation
Influenza Immunisation
Inhalers for Asthma (including Inhaled Steroids)
Inhalers for COPD (including Inhaled Steroids)
Insulins
Intrauterine Contraceptive Device
Intrauterine System
Japanese Encephalitis Immunisation
Laxatives
Liquid Nitrogen Treatment
Local Preparations for Anal Disorders
Loop Diuretics
MAOI Antidepressants
MMR Immunisation
Medication after a Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)
Medicines for Drug Dependence
Medicines for HIV and AIDS
Medicines for High Blood Pressure
Medicines for Nausea
Medicines for Urinary Urgency and Incontinence
Medicines to Prevent Migraine Attacks
Medicines to Treat Migraine Attacks
Meningococcal Immunisation
Menopause - Alternatives to HRT
Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT)
Methadone Replacement for Heroin
Moisturisers (Emollients) for Eczema
Mucolytics
Muscle Relaxants
Name Changes of Medicines
Nicotine Replacement Therapy
Nitrates
Oral Bronchodilators
Oral Steroids
Orlistat (Xenical®) Healthy Eating Guide
Orlistat - Help With Weight Loss
Painkillers
Palliative Care
Pelvic Floor Exercises
Peripheral Vasodilators
Pneumococcal Immunisation
Polio Immunisation
Potassium-sparing Diuretics
Preventing Steroid-induced Osteoporosis
Preventing Stroke When You Have Atrial Fibrillation
Progestogen-only Contraceptive Pill (POP)
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Rabies Immunisation
Radiotherapy
Rubella Immunisation
SSRI Antidepressants
Statins and Other Lipid-lowering Medicines
Steroid Injections
Steroid Nasal Sprays
Strong Painkillers (Opioids)
Tetanus Immunisation
Thiazide Diuretics
Tick-Borne Encephalitis Immunisation
Topical Anti-inflammatory Painkillers
Topical Steroids (excluding Inhaled Steroids)
Topical Steroids for Eczema
Topical Treatments For Acne
Treating Your Infection (Public Health England)
Treatments for dementia
Tricyclic Antidepressants
Triptans
Typhoid Immunisation
Use of Oxygen Therapy in COPD
Useful Medicines to Keep At Home
Varenicline (Champix®)
Vertigo and How to Treat It
Why Wasn't I Prescribed Antibiotics?
Yellow Fever Immunisation