Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Accidental overdoses at home becoming more common

When you take medications (over-the-counter or prescription), do you follow the instructions properly, sort of, or not at all? It's surprising how many people fall into the "sort of" or "not at all" categories.

Accidental overdoses have been occurring at home more often, ranging from liver damage due to taking too much Tylenol (for example) to death from mixing alcohol and prescription medications.

This is a good article that discusses the issue: Accidental Overdoses in the Home Soaring.

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