Consumer Safe Medicine Volume 14, Issue 4

Medication Safety Alert! July/August 2016

In this month's issue of Safe Medicine:

  • A New Warning for Consumers: Many Common Medicines and Herbals Can Cause or Worsen Heart Failure
  • Advice from FDA: Potential for disabling side effects from certain antibiotics
  • Certain medicines increase the risk of heatstroke.
  • Ask about safety caps.
  • Cup with wrong measurement marking.
  • Helpful resource: Free ISMP resources - Consumer leaflets in Spanish.

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