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Your Pharmacist: Frequently Asked Questions  External Link

This document answers pharmacist related questions about medications. Topics cover medicines storage, expiration date on prescription medication, prescription medicine dosage, and more.... Details >

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists  External Link

Avoiding Drug Interactions

The three main types of drug interactions include drugs with food and beverages, drugs with dietary supplements, and drugs with other drugs. This document provides tips on how to avoid harmful drug in... Details >

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Be Smart about Prescription Drug Advertising: A Guide for Consumers

Prescription drug advertisements can provide useful information for consumers to work with their health care providers to make wise decisions about treatment. Learn about correct and incorrect version... Details >

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

BeSafeRx: Know Your Online Pharmacy

FDA BeSafeRx is a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of buying prescription medicines from fake online pharmacies.This site offers tips on identifying these pharmacies, as well as res... Details >

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Board of Pharmacy Contacts  External Link

If you have questions or concerns about your experience at a pharmacy or with a pharmacist, contact your state board of pharmacy for assistance. Contact information for each board is available in the ... Details >

National Association of Boards of Pharmacy  External Link

Brochure on Safe Medication Use - (PDF)  External Link

While medications can help keep you healthy, they also can cause serious problems when used incorrectly. A large percentage of adults are taking too many medications, not taking their medications prop... Details >

Institute for Safe Medication Practices  External Link

Caregivers' Guide to Medications and Aging  External Link

For older adults and people with disabilities, medications and herbal remedies/alternative medicine can be a double-edged sword. When not used appropriately, medications can have devastating consequen... Details >

Family Caregiver Alliance  External Link

Consumer Reports Best Buy Drugs  External Link

Consumer Reports Health Best Buy Drugs™ is a public education project of Consumers Union. It will help you talk to your doctor about prescription drugs, and find the most effective and safe drugs that... Details >

Consumers Union  External Link

Consumer Updates: Drugs

Consumer Updates from the FDA are timely articles that cover product approvals, safety warnings, and other health information. The latest updates on FDA-regulated drugs featured on this page are also ... Details >

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Coumadin and Vitamin K - (PDF)

The food you eat can affect how your medicine works. Learn about the interaction between Coumadin and vitamin K.... Details >

Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health

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