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Older Adults
Over-the-Counter Medicine Quiz
Just because a medicine is available without a prescription doesn't mean it's safe to take. Take this quiz and learn the ins and outs of OTC medicines.
Medicine Safety Quiz
Learn how to better manage your medicines by taking this quiz.
Medicine Interaction Quiz
True or false: An interaction between alcohol and a medicine can lead to extreme drowsiness and other effects. Do you know the answer to this and other questions about medicine interaction?
Using Medications
Medicines and the Digestive System
Medicines taken by mouth can affect the digestive system in a number of different ways. Both prescription and over-the-counter medicines, while usually safe and effective, may create harmful effects in some people.
Taking Your Medicine- A Smart Choice for Staying Healthy
Medicines can be an important part of treatment for serious infections. They can help relieve pain and lift depression.
Food-Medicine Interactions
A food-drug interaction can happen when the food you eat affects the ingredients in a medicine you are taking, preventing the medicine from working the way it should.
How to Get Medications for Less
Here are strategies from the Food and Drug Administration to help you cut your prescription costs by 50 percent or more.