Thursday, February 02, 2006

Most ignore drug labels

From the London Free Press:
Every container of over-the-counter pain relief comes with warnings and instructions, but 60 per cent of Canadians never take the time to read them, a new survey suggests.

The Ipsos Reid survey, released yesterday, suggests as many as 10 million Canadians are at risk for serious side effects because they ignore the labels when taking aspirin, ibuprofen or acetaminophen, misuse the medication or combine it with other drugs. ...more

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