Why a hot bath could turn your daily pills into a killer dose

Why a hot bath could turn your daily pills into a killer dose When it comes to taking medication, most of us are aware that certain conditions can alter their effectiveness. For instance, some pills should be taken with or after food, while some are best swallowed on an empty stomach

Grandmother dies in freak accident after hot bath caused medical skin patch to give her an overdose

Grandmother dies in freak accident after hot bath caused medical skin patch to give her an overdose A grandmother died when a hot bath caused a patch she was wearing on her arm to give her an overdose of medication. Barbara Reynolds, 67, was killed minutes after getting into the bath at her Leicestershire home as the heat sped up the release of the painkilling drug. She had been using Fentanyl patches for chronic pain since 2002 – but the “surge” of the drug into her body made her heart stop