Multipule meds with same type of side effects
Aug 11, 2006
If a patient is taking 9 different medications, and 7 of those medications all have the same possible side effects, would the patient be more likely to have those side effects?
Response from Dr. Henry
Using multiple medications with overlapping side effects often would result in an increased risk for a givenside effect though there is a wide variation from person to person. KH
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