Dos and Don'ts for Prescription Medications
by Mary Calvagna, MS
Medications can have serious side effects when they are not taken properly or when they are combined with other over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs, supplements, or natural remedies. Here are some simple "dos & donts" to help minimize negative consequences.
Prescription Medication Dos
Prescription Medication Don'ts
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices
US Food and Drug Administration
Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety
The National Women's Health Information Center website. Available at: http://www.womenshealth.gov/ .
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