Medication Safety

All too frequently, problems with medications occur because the person taking a medication does not have correct or adequate information. A study conducted by the Food and Drug Administration showed that 34% of all consumers get no information at all about their prescriptions.

Using medications wisely and safely requires good communication between patient & doctor and patient & pharmacist. To ensure safe and effective use of medications:

One of the most effective weapons against problems with medication and misuse is to be knowledgeable about all of the medications you take. Get all the facts. You Should Know: