Self-Medication Is Common for Certain Ailments

HAVANA TIMES, Oct. 8 – Self-medication is a common practice for the majority of persons in Cuba for ailments such as headaches, colds and fever, according to a study by the Revista Cubana de Medicina General Integral medical journal. The survey, which included inhabitants from the island’s capital and provincial capital cities, detected that hypertension and non-steroid anti-inflammatory medicines and psychoactive drugs are the most used in the island, reported IPS.