Fast Five Quiz: Dangerous Drug Combinations

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


September 25, 2018

In the polypharmacy era, drug interactions are common. With more combinations of drugs possible than ever before, avoiding preventable drug interactions is crucial. Although electronic prescribing has helped guard against dangerous drug combinations, alerts are commonly overridden during the prescribing process. Interaction checkers, such as this one, are valuable tools, but recognizing and remembering common and key drug interactions remains an important step for all prescribers.

Do you know which drugs to avoid in patients receiving certain medications? See how well you do without using an interaction checking tool with this short quiz.


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