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Does a pharmacist call the doctor if there is a possible drug interaction?

If you are prescribed a medication that may interact with another medication you are taking, your pharmacist may call your doctor. The pharmacist can also refuse to fill the prescription if he or she is worried about serious drug interactions.

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