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Effects of Medication Problems

Effects of Medication Problems

Courtesy of Scott Johnson from HomeInstead Senior Care.

Seniors and family caregivers should look for warning signs that can indicate a problem with a medication. “When there is a change in medication, you should watch for changes in behaviour,” said Pronica Janikowski, Professional Development Coordinator of the Canadian Society of Consultant Pharmacists. “The person may be confused or dizzy and this can lead to a fall. Sometimes changes in medication can also make them drowsy, so if they are suddenly ...

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