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When Side Effects Prevail

Nearly one-third of all patients will stop taking a prescription medication without even telling their doctor. There are a variety of reasons people stop taking medications that have been...

Follow the Simple Instructions – Or Else

A few years ago, I started taking more Motrin (ibuprofen) than the label said I should. I’m a pharmacist, I knew what I was doing, right? So wrong. Ibuprofen...

Can I Cut Down on the Number of Drugs I Take?

Any practicing pharmacist like myself will most likely encounter multiple patients with potential polypharmacy problems on a daily basis. The term “polypharmacy” refers to the concurrent use of multiple...