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Aspirin is used to relieve pain such as headache, toothache and period pain, also used to treat cold and 'flu-like' symptoms and reduce fever.
Paracetamol belongs to a group of medicines known as analgesics, or painkillers. It is used to relieve mild to moderate pain.
Lipid is another word for fat. Lipids are easily stored in your body and serve as a source of energy.
If you have an underactive thyroid gland you may be prescribed Levothyroxine (Eltroxin).
Simvastatin is used for lowering cholesterol and other lipids in the blood; to reduce the risk of heart and blood vessel disease.
Amlodipine is given to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). It is also taken to help prevent angina chest pain.