Monthly Archives: October 2011

Medication Safety for Seniors

Prescription drug precautions for elderly patients

As we age, we are more likely to develop one or more chronic illnesses that require prescription medications to help us remain healthy and live longer, more active lives. However, prescription drugs can cause seniors a lot of money and health risks.

According to the research, the typical U.S senior is prescribed three prescription drugs, on average, per year. That’s why millions of American seniors are looking to Canada and Europe in an effort to find lower prices. But even if you purchase online generic Canadian drugs, administering medication to elderly patients also has risks, including:

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