Category: Polypharmacy

Getting to Know Your Medications

Tips for avoiding harmful interactions and tracking your medications

More than half of American Medicare beneficiaries take 5 or more prescription drugs on a regular basis. One in 4 take between 10 and 19 pills each day. It’s no wonder that harmful drug interactions are a major worry for many seniors. Managing so many medications can take a toll on both your health and your wallet. (more…)

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More Meds, More Docs, More Problems

Managing more than one prescription drug

How many medications do you take each day? The average senior takes 6 different medications. As you take more medications, you put yourself at risk for a harmful drug interaction. (more…)

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