Tag: prescription drug interaction

Pill Bottle Warnings Go Unnoticed

A study by Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich. showed that when groups were tested on their ability to notice information on their prescriptions, just 54% of the older group fixed their gaze on the prescription warning labels, compared with 91.8% of the younger participants. The researchers tested two...

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Preventing Medication Injury

Check those meds!@Richard Newstead, Getty Images A recent article in the Injury Board Magazine looked at medication injury and how to prevent medication disasters. Here are some tips: Keep a list of all your medications including prescription, over the counter medications and supplements. And make copies for your healthcare providers....

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