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What to know about Prescribed Medications

Author: Dr. Bruce Carleton, MedSchoolForParents.com Expert
Half of children in North America receive a prescription drug each year. Most information about the effects of prescription medications is from clinical trails in adults and was never tested in children. Executing this research in children is difficult due to ethical issues around consent. For this reason it is important to monitor children closely when they take prescription medications.
 
 
 
 
 
Updated: 03/08/2017

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