Average Prescription Drug Has 70 Side Effects | Off The Grid News

According to the Mayo Clinic and Olmsted Medical Center, 70 percent of Americans take at least one prescription drug, and more than half of these people take two. The most commonly prescribed are antidepressants, antibiotics and painkillers.

via Average Prescription Drug Has 70 Side Effects | Off The Grid News.

70% of all Americans taking prescription medication each day. And of them they have a potential average of 70 side effects. Some good info and recommendations from Off The Grid, to which I would add asking your doctor “what is the end game plan to get me OFF the medication you’re prescribing?”. If their answer is ‘never’ get another opinion or new doctor.


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