9 Things Pharmacists Want You to Know

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Tell your pharmacist if you are taking other meds

One of the most important things that you have to take into consideration when going to the pharmacy is to never forget to tell your pharmacist if you are taking any other pills because they need to know if some pills interfere with others and what side effects they may have if combined. 

For instance, there are some over-the-counter (OTC) drugs (meds that can be sold directly without a requirement for a prescription from a specialized doctor) that contain certain active ingredients that may interact with other pills you are prescribed and this could lead to different side effects that could adversely affect your health. So, you should always tell your pharmacist if you’re taking other meds. 

 “You may be taking an over-the-counter medication that is not in your profile,” said Kelly Moore, a hospital-based pharmacist in New York.

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