The growing danger of mixing prescription drugs and supplements

February 26, 2017

( CNN) A growing number of older adults are combining multiple prescription and over-the-counter drugs and supplements in ways that could lead to serious side effects, according to a new study.

From 2006 to 2011, the number of older adults( ages 62 to 85) in the United States taking five or more drugs or supplements rose from 53.4% to 67.1%.

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