Consumer Safe Medicine Volume 17, Issue 3

Medication Safety Alert! May/June 2019

In this issue:

  • Using a Spare Medicine Vial to Hold Multiple Daily Medicines Can Be Dangerous
  • FDA’s Remove the Risk campaign encourages Americans to dispose of unused prescription opioids safely
  • How to help a child who develops a fever after vaccination
  • Advice from FDA: Beware of unproven claims for treating multiple diseases and conditions
  • Insist on a double-check if something feels amiss
  • Medicines in long-term care
  • Medicines that speed sunburn
  • in the NEWS: New Question Builder app helps maximize benefit of doctor's visits

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