These days, medications of all kinds are being developed at an extremely fast pace. There are new treatments for everything from high cholesterol to high blood pressure, diabetes to indigestion, weight loss to male pattern baldness. Even more alarming, many of these meds, once prescription only, are available over the counter making medication use more complicated and mistakes in use more likely.
This series, Your Medications: Making Sense of Treatments, Benefits and Risks, explores how today’s healthcare providers choose, monitor, and weigh the risks and benefits of common drug therapies for you and your child.
For these programs and more, visit the Your Medications series.