Pharmacies make an estimated 15 million medication mistakes every year and that includes filling the wrong strength of medicine and even the wrong medicine altogether. SO know the “3 S’s” of any medication you take: Size, shape and strength and double check those whenever you refill a prescription. Have a new script? Look up a picture online real quick before you swallow the first pill. And if it’s a generic, it can be made by multiple manufacturers, so be sure you’re looking at the right one.
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