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Pharmacist provides overview of common drug interactions

 

Last updated 7/31/2017 at Noon

Pharmacist Don Weeks talks about over the counter medications for the WOW program, July 6. Lucette Moramarco photo

On July 6, the Fallbrook Regional Health District’s Woman of Wellness program was on "Drug interactions and

Over-the-Counter Implications". The guest speaker was Don Weeks, a pharmacist at CVS.

Weeks explained that even though over the counter (OTC) medications can be bought without a prescription, they are regulated. However, even though people assume they are safe, and they are wonderful products (since you don't have to go to the doctor to get them), they can be misused.

He also said, individual medications may not be appropriate for everyone, so consulting a pharmacist when looking...



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