In Episode #12, we’re taking a quick moment to speak directly to those who have been harmed by medications. We’re also reminding people about World Benzodiazepine Day which happens on July 11.
Show note links:
We’ve shared these before (when we talked about benzodiazepines on Episode #6) but sharing again…
World Benzodiazepine Day is July 11. Learn more and participate now. www.w-bad.org
Benzodiazepine Information Coalition (another great resource). www.benzoinfo.com
Report your side effects (also called adverse drug reactions) to the FDA. Don’t wait. Do it today. Call 1-800-FDA-1088 or 1-800-332-1088. www.fda.gov/medwatch. Both patients and health care providers can report and if you’re a family member of a patient, then you can report on their behalf. The FDA is unable to monitor drug safety without your reporting and there’s a nationwide under-reporting of side effects. So please help and spread the word!
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