Saturday, December 27, 2008

Serious Drug Interaction Risks For Older Adults (video)

If you are, or know an older adult, taking medications, then you should read this. Researchers from the University of Chicago Medical Center report that at least one in 25 older adults, about 2.2 million people in the United States, take multiple drugs in combinations that can produce a harmful drug-drug interaction, and half of these interactions involve a non-prescription medication. This WRAL.com video gives you the major highlights, "Mixing medications poses risks (video)."

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