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Many prescription and nonprescription medicines can cause
confusion or make you less alert. A few examples are:
Contact your doctor before you stop taking or reduce the dose
of a regular prescription medicine, unless you believe you are having a serious
side effect or an
If you have questions about any medicines and their effects,
ask your doctor or pharmacist. If you are taking one of the above medicines or
recently started a new medicine and are having problems with side effects, call
the doctor who prescribed your medicine to report and talk about your symptoms.
Your doctor may change your dosage or change or discontinue your medicine. An
office visit may not be needed.
Current as of:
June 4, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
& David Messenger, MD
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