Nollywood actress, Opeyemi Aiyeola, has taken to social media to recount how she narrowly escaped death, following self-medication.
According to the actress, who urged her fans to endeavor to always read medication leaflets, she was guilty of self-medication and it almost caused her her life.
In a video she shared on her Instagram page, the actress revealed she was at a movie set in Lagos when she suddenly developed some symptoms and assumed she could be suffering from malaria.
She put a call to a doctor, who prescribed a medication for her, she took the drugs without reading the mini leaflet in the tablet, to be aware of the side effects.
According to her, after taking the first dose of the medication, she reacted to the drugs but still drove to a movie set from her house in Ogun State to Lagos.
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At the movie set she passed out several times, before she was eventually rushed to the hospital. On getting to the hospital Opeyemi was diagnosed with another ailment and not malaria which she assumed she had and was taking medications for.
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