Marcia Noyes

The Blind Side of Sharing Prescription Drugs

ITriage, LLC | September 6th, 2010 | Visit the original article online

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Something borrowed can make you blue, especially when it comes to prescription medication. When my young daughter developed symptoms of pink eye (conjunctivitis) many years ago, I quickly made a doctor’s appointment and began administering eye medication prescribed by her pediatrician. A few days later, her brother, only a year older in age, contracted the highly contagious eye condition. Same medical problem, similar age, plenty of medicine, so what could be the harm? Oh, if I’d only known!