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How to prevent adverse prescription drug interactions

Posted at 1:54 PM, Oct 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-27 16:54:07-04

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), adverse drug events contribute to more than 1 million emergency room visits and over 250,000 hospitalizations in the United States, although many are preventable. Since the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced many unknowns, including various repurposed treatments and vaccines to combat SARS-CoV-2, patients must be aware how these potential treatments and vaccines may interact with their current medication regimens.