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11 Silent Signs Your Medications Are Making You Sick
Physicians ordered or provided 2.8 billion drugs for their patients in 2013, and those numbers have risen steadily, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More people than ever are taking prescription drugs.
Side effects from medicines can happen at any time, but they are more likely to occur when starting a new medicine or changing dosages, said Jennifer L. Bacci, assistant professor at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy in Seattle. Bacci gives examples of negative effects from common medications.