New Year: New Time to Review Your Meds

MEDFORD, Ore. -- It's a new year and pharmacists say people should take time to reflect on the medications they're using.

An annual evaluation is especially important for older adults. One in four people age 65 and older takes five or more medications for chronic disease management.

Rob Reinhardt, a pharmacist with Jackson Care Connect in Medford, says to complicate things more, folks often have multiple providers prescribing them medications. He says a specialist might prescribe you something that interacts badly with medication from your primary care physician.

Read more here: www.publicnewsservice.org/2020-01-20/health/new-year-time-to-review-your-meds/