SMART PLANET– Take a look at your prescription bottle. If you’ve noticed an increasing number of side effects on your prescription label, you aren’t alone.
According to a new study, researchers found that the average prescription drug label lists 70 potential side effects, reported WebMD. On the higher end, one medication in the study listed 525 potential side effects, reported WebMD.
“It’s out of control,” said Jon Duke, MD, an assistant professor of medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine, in a phone interview with SmartPlanet.
By looking at almost 5,600 drug labels, researchers were able to see which drugs had the highest list of side effects.
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