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Pharmacy

Don’t Scare Your Patients: How to Communicate Side Effects Without Scaring Patients

As with many things, fear is often the result of ignorance, when the imagination takes off and leaves reason far behind. There is now a lack of communication between patients and healthcare providers about medications, and as a result, patients are not getting all of the information they need about the benefits and risks of their medication.

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Pharmacy

Alcohol and Your Meds: Tips for Consulting Your Patients

The interaction of drugs and alcohol is a particular concern when dealing with older patients who are generally taking a variety of medications for a longer period of time. When pharmacists talk to older patients about their medications, pharmacists should also discuss the problems associated with mixing drugs and alcohol.

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