“Some of the products that are out there now have been tested and they’ve shown to have Tylenol products in them or some kind of penicillin derivatives in there, which could be very dangerous for a patient if they have drug allergies to something like that. It could also be dangerous for patients who are on other medications. There could be interactions that we’re not aware of that could cause unwanted side effects,” Kayley Will, Community Care Resident for Texas Tech School of Medicine says.
Drugs catered to the elderly were especially likely to rise in cost.
Several medications for children, including dozens of versions of Children’s Tylenol, have been recalled.
So say U.S. researchers after conducting a study.
Readers– take a look at this article. Do you agree that more people should be diagnosed with ADHD?
…that the more you worry about a new medication, the more likely you are to experience side effects?
Health experts say that making sure patients what know drugs they’re given and why would improve outcomes.
The FDA has started the “Safe Use” program to reduce the amount of hospitalizations that occur each year because of medication overdoses, misuse, and mix-ups under physician supervision.
Will bring with it Jerome “The Bus” Bettis.
Generic drugs prices are falling, but many consumers are taking their more expensive counterparts.