One-Third Stop Taking Medicine Without Telling Provider

Almost one-third of people have stopped taking a prescription medicine at some time without telling their health care provider, according to the latest NPR-Truven Health Analytics Health Poll. Twenty-nine percent of people cited side effects as the reason for stopping, while 17% believed they didn't need the drug, 16% said they were feeling better, 15% felt the drug wasn't working and 10% said cost was the reason.

http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/09/08/549414152/why-do-people-stop...