How to read a prescription drug label

Pharmacies do not have a consistent way for consumers to read a prescription drug label. Some pharmacies are trying to simplify the drug labels to assist consumers, some are very complicated and pose the potential for mis-use and/or confusion.

How to read a prescription drug label 1
This is an example of CVS’s label, which it attempts to make things clear for consumers.
How to read a prescription drug label 2

Read here for more information from Drugwatch.com that really covers all aspects of prescription drug labels well.

Drugwatch.com how to read a drug label

Please reach out to PAA with any questions about this topic, or anything else health related.

Ms. Jenn Landers | Patient Advocate Alliance LLC
Edited by Dr. Justin Groode

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