Watch for Patients on "High-Alert" Meds Picking up Supplements
Look-alike/sound-alike errors with dietary supplements can harm patients...but you can help prevent mix-ups.
Some patients think supplements are always safe since they're "natural" and 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.