Think before you prescribe - Knowledge of drug interactions may prevent undesirable clinical outcomes
Drug interactions occur when two drugs are taken at the same time and one drug affects the activity of the other drug resulting in an undesired clinical outcome in the form of either adverse effects or treatment failure or enhanced action of the other drug. Some drug interactions may even be potentially life-threatening. Drug interactions may also occur between drugs and food or between drugs and herbs.Different drugs are absorbed differently. Some need to be taken without food i.e. on an empty stomach, while some drugs must
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