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How can I prevent poisoning when taking medications?

  • Use common sense with your own medications.
  • Read the product information and use only as directed. Ask your health care provider or pharmacist about the intended effects, side effects, and possible interactions with other medications that you are taking.
  • Never use another person’s prescribed medications. What is right for one person often is wrong for another.

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