Tag: drug interactions

Alarming Overprescription Patterns for Older Adults on Antidepressants

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New study finds polypharmacy for 73% of older adults on antidepressants, with 56% at risk of harmful drug interactions.

Narrow Escape: My Prescribed Nightmare

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It has taken me close to three years to be able to live with my memories from the hospital, where I felt completely and utterly alone, despairing that I might never live a normal life or see my family again.

1 in 12 Kids on Mult. Meds. at Risk for a...

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From ABC News: "Among those using multiple medications, one in 12 was at risk for a major drug interaction, and the vast majority of...

‚ÄúPharmacies Miss Half of Dangerous Drug Combinations‚ÄĚ

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The Chicago Tribune tested 255 pharmacies to see how often stores would dispense dangerous drug pairs without warning patients. Fifty-two percent of the pharmacies...