Prescription cascade. It’s why I keep the medications I take to the minimum and always read the lists of side-effects every few months or so. Be careful out there.
Prescription cascade refers to the process whereby the side effects of drugs are misdiagnosed as symptoms of another problem resulting in further prescriptions and further side effects and unanticipated drug interactions. This may lead to further misdiagnoses and further symptoms. This is a pharmacological example of a feedback loop. Such cascades can be reversed through deprescribing. Over the past 20 years, spending on prescription drugs has increased drastically. This can be attributed to seve...
Technically yes, but to be honest I’ve never had anyone question me, even when carrying opioids. I would just make sure that all drugs are easily identifiable and you’re not carrying a
questionable amount for personal use.