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Prescription Drug Interactions Are Killing Our Seniors

Last year in Canada 3300 seniors over the age of 65 died from drugs prescribed for them that interacted with medications they were already taking. Almost 200,000 patients were hospitalized in Canada due to drug reactions that could have been avoided and the extra cost to taxpayers to stabilize these patients and allow them to recover from the drugs cost us almost one billion dollars in 2006. Continue reading