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Why should I get all my medicines from the same pharmacy?

It's best to fill all your prescriptions at the same pharmacy so the pharmacist will be aware of every prescription drug you're taking. That way, he or she can flag medications that might interact with each other and help you ward off potentially serious problems.

Having an overview of all your medications can also help the pharmacist assist you with problems such as determining which drug is responsible for a side effect you're experiencing.

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