Older Adults
Over-the-Counter Medication Quiz
Just because a drug is available without a prescription doesn't mean it's safe to take. Take this quiz and learn the ins and outs of OTC medicines.
Medication Safety Quiz
Learn how to better manage your medications by taking this quiz.
Drug Interaction Quiz
True or false: A drug-alcohol interaction can lead to extreme drowsiness and other effects. Do you know the answer to this and other questions about drug interaction?
Using Medications
Taking Your Medication
Medicines can be an important part of treatment for serious infections. They can help relieve pain and lift depression.
Food-Drug Interactions
A food-drug interaction can occur when the food you eat affects the ingredients in a medication you are taking, preventing the medicine from working the way it should.
Learning to Manage Multiple Medications
The average American takes between two and seven prescription drugs daily. Managing these medications properly is essential for good health.
Over-the-Counter Remedies for Seniors
It's easy to forget that OTC remedies are drugs that can cause side effects and affect other medications. That's why it's important to read the dosage instructions, health risks and warnings on the packaging.
How to Get Medications for Less
Here are strategies from the Food and Drug Administration to help you cut your prescription costs by 50 percent or more.
OTC Medications: Understanding the Risks
Just because over-the-counter medications are readily available doesn’t mean you don’t need to follow an OTC drug’s directions carefully.
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