Rapid Rx Quiz: Dangerous Drug Combinations

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


March 13, 2023

According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, about 1 in 3 hospital visits each year in the United States are linked to adverse drug effects and reactions. Although many drug interactions merely render the medications less effective or produce increased adverse effects, some can cause fatalities. Remembering key contraindications and remaining educated on drug toxicity risks may help clinicians provide patients the information they need. How much do you know about potentially dangerous drug combinations and viable alternatives? Test your knowledge on preventable medical morbidity and mortality with this short quiz.


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