(HealthDay News) -- Taking drugs that negatively interact with each other can have dangerous consequences. But there are things you can do to lower your risk.
Latest Prevention & Wellness News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration offers this advice:
- Always take medications exactly the way your doctor prescribed them.
- Make a list of all of your medications and keep it with you to share with your doctor. Include the dosage for each and when you take each medication.
- Learn how medications may interact with each other and with the foods you eat. Grapefruit juice, for example, is known to interact with many drugs.
- Go through all of your medications with your doctor to detect any potential problems or interactions.
-- Diana Kohnle
Copyright © 2016 HealthDay. All rights reserved.