Drug Information Fliers: Prescription for Confusion

The little white bag you get from the pharmacy that holds your medicine often comes with an attachment. It’s a flier that’s supposed to give you information about your drug. It tells you what it’s called, how to take it and what problems might arise. The trouble is, it’s often several pages long — and filled with technical medical jargon and legal-speak. Sometimes you can't find where the most important information is, so a lot of people wind up just chucking it in the trash. The Food and Drug Administration is about to make some changes. To read more click here.