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Health Tip: Lower Your Risk of Drug Interactions April 11, 2016

Discuss all meds with your doctor

Antibiotic May Lower Effect of Some Blood Thinners July 21, 2015

Doctors should closely monitor patients who have to take these drugs together, expert says

Health Tip: Watch Your Alcohol Consumption June 08, 2015

It may interact with medication

Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says April 14, 2015

Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles

Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret January 27, 2015

But doctors often able to identify cause of fall and help to prevent another

Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says December 15, 2014

Medication combos may cause side effects or reduce treatment effectiveness, expert notes

Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk September 10, 2014

Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern

Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact September 04, 2014

And some people are at greater risk of problems

Study: Wikipedia Drug Entries Not Always Up-to-Date June 25, 2014

Important safety additions may be lacking, researchers say

Medication Safety Essential For Seniors June 11, 2014

Drug interactions, other problems more likely with age, FDA cautions

Aspirin May Not Protect Heart After Non-Cardiac Surgeries: Study March 31, 2014

Just as many heart attacks, more serious bleeding seen if patients took aspirin around time of operation

Health Tip: When Food and Drugs Interact February 27, 2014

The medications may not behave as intended

Many Bipolar Patients Take Multiple Psychiatric Meds February 07, 2014

Small study found three or more drugs often needed to help manage symptoms

FDA Warns Against Prescription Drugs With High Levels of Acetaminophen January 15, 2014

Officials say action taken because of reports of severe liver damage from accidental overdoses

Green Tea May Interfere With a Blood Pressure Medicine January 13, 2014

Tiny, early study found reduced blood levels of nadolol among green tea drinkers

Certain Allergies Plus Blood Pressure Meds Could Be Bad Mix November 08, 2013

People on ACE inhibitors can experience oral allergy syndrome, a rare reaction to some fruits, vegetables

Many Docs Don't Discuss Dietary Supplements, Study Says July 23, 2013

Patients need to know about risks, effectiveness and interactions with conventional drugs

Grapefruit Juice May Give Boost to Cancer Treatment: Study August 07, 2012

Combination could reduce drug doses for patients, study suggests

Health Tip: Limit Drug-Food Interactions January 18, 2012

Foods can affect both prescription and OTC meds