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Independent Pharmacies Protecting You and Your Medications
Date:3/26/2008

Keep medications out of the sight and reach of children. Avoid taking them in front of children, since they tend to mimic adults. Remember, prescription medicines are powerful and, when taken correctly, can improve health and save lives. But when misused, by mistake or on purpose, they can have dangerous and potentially deadly consequences.

Studies show that nearly three-quarter of adults do not always take their prescription medicine as directed. Many forget to take a medication, take less than the prescribed dosage, or stop taking it before the supply runs out. In more than half the cases, the patients made these decisions without talking to a health care professional. Experts estimate that this patient non-adherence costs the United States nearly $100 billion per year in extra medical costs, including hospital visits, doctor visits, lab tests, and nursing home admissions.

I encourage you to talk to your pharmacist and ensure you are taking your medications correctly. Do not leave the pharmacy without understanding everything you need to know about your medications, including how and when to take them and what side effects may signal a problem. And know that we are doing all we can to keep you and your medciations safe.

Stephen L. Giroux, RPh

President

National Community Pharmacists Association

Owner, Middleport Pharmacy, Middleport, NY

The National Community Pharmacists Association, founded in 1898, represents the nation's community pharmacists, including the owners of more than 23,000 pharmacies. The nation's independent pharmacies, independent pharmacy franchises, and independent chains dispense nearly half of the nation's retail prescription medicines. To learn more go to http://www.ncpanet.org.


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