Watch Supplement Use in Patients on "High-Alert" Meds
Look-alike/sound-alike errors with OTC supplements can harm patients...but you can prevent mix-ups.
Some patients may think supplements are always safe since they're sold without a prescription. But we know supplements can cause toxicities, drug interactions, side effects, and more.
Confusing supplement names that look and sound alike can put patients at risk for these unwanted effects.