Are Your Prescriptions Killing You?: How to Prevent Dangerous Interactions, Avoid Deadly Side Effects, and be Healthier with Fewer Drugs

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Thorndike Press, 2012 - Health & Fitness - 503 pages
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Prescriptions Killing You? How to Prevent Dangerous Interactions, Avoid Deadly Side Effects, and be Healthier with Fewer Drugs Are Your Prescription Killing You? How to Prevent Dangerous Interactions, Avoid Deadly Side Effects, and Be Healthier with Fewer Drugs Armon B. Neel Jr., PharmD, CGP, and Bill Hogan The harmful effects of prescription drugs cause an estimated 100^000 deaths a year and another 1.5 million hospitalizations. Sadly, it's older Americans who are most at risk. In Are Your Prescriptions Killing You?, an award-winning pharmacist and an investigative journalist team up to explain what we need to know about how our bodies change with age and why these changes must be considered when prescribing for older patients. This book equips readers with all the tools needed to keep themselves and their loved ones safe and healthy. Book jacket.

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User Review  - penelopemarzec - LibraryThing

Everyone should own a copy of this book. The information is presented in a clear and concise manner. While medication can save lives, it can also destroy them. There are medications that the elderly should not take. I wish the book had been written before my mother became ill. Read full review

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User Review  - penelopemarzec - LibraryThing

Everyone should own a copy of this book. The information is presented in a clear and concise manner. While medication can save lives, it can also destroy them. There are medications that the elderly should not take. I wish the book had been written before my mother became ill. Read full review

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