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Subject:  Re: Prescription drug side effects and interacti Date:  12/2/2012  2:29 PM
Author:  sheila727 Number:  38077 of 40746

Sorry for the incomplete formatting. In case that initial post wasn't clear....

misses out on what has to be the most likely to cause these unwarranted drug interactions/unwanted or unnecessary side effects......and that's the explosion of direct-to-consumer advertising....the demanding patient who wants the latest sleep aid or "cure" for low-T.....confident in their skill to discern potential side effects from the list rattled off at the end of the ad. and "decide for themselves" "

But it's still the doctor who decides whether or not to write out the Rx for that requested med. And if the doctor says....it sounds great in the ad, but it'll interact badly with this and that med you're already on, so I can't allow you to take it....


sheila
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