Thursday 5th January 1989  Morning surgery 11:17

“Doctor, I’ve got terrible side effects with these new tablets! I am itching all over. My lips feel swollen and my throat. My husband says my eyes are puffy. I feel sick. I could hardly eat my breakfast and I am sure I am going to have terrible diarrhoea.”
My Dad nodded his head and rubbed his chin thoughtfully. “To be honest, Mrs Wallis, I would be more concerned if you weren’t having side effects. At least you know that I have given you a good, strong tablet and that it is doing it’s job.”

 

Side effects.