The Medicines Authority offers 5 tips to prevent dangerous drug interactions.. Get to know them

The Egyptian Medicines Authority revealed a set of tips to prevent drug interactions.

The advice of the Egyptian Medicines Authority includes:

1- Informing the pharmacist and the doctor about the medicines that are obtained even if they are without a prescription, such as herbal preparations and nutritional supplements.

2- Notifying the doctor of the patient’s diet and his sick history, before prescribing the medication.

3- Review the product’s internal leaflet, as it includes information on possible drug interactions and how to deal with them.

4- Consult the attending physician or pharmacist about possible symptoms in the event of drug interactions, and how to deal with them.

5- Consult a doctor or pharmacist to find out about medicines that interfere with pregnancy and breastfeeding.



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