About seven in 10 Americans take at least one prescription drug, according to Mayo Clinic and Olmsted Medical Center. Two in 10 people — many of them older than 65 years — take five or more medications. When you take several medications, it’s easy to make mistakes. A few simple steps can help you avoid mistakes and ensure that you get the most benefit from all of your prescribed drugs.
For more information, please read the article Medication Management and Safety: What You Need to Know.