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Chase M. Wall Street Journal. August 16, 2005:D1.
This article reports that in other countries, some medications have the same brand name as U.S. medications but contain completely different ingredients, often for treatment of different conditions. To avoid mix-ups, the article cautions against purchasing prescription medications abroad.
Hernandez LM; for Roundtable on Health Literacy, Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2008.
Depicting how medication labels and instructions confuse patients, this report addresses ambulatory medication safety and offers recommendations on how to standardize pharmacy labels to help prevent errors.
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Gill L. Consumer Reports Health. June 2011.
This video reports on a sampling of prescriptions from major retail pharmacies that demonstrated gaps, inconsistencies, and lack of clarity in drug information distributed to patients with their medications.