Dr. Armon B. Neel, Jr. is a geriatric pharmacist who has counseled older patients and their caregivers on the safe, effective use of medications for more than 40 years. He maintains the website, MedicationXpert.com, is AARP.org's "Ask the Pharmacist" columnist, and is co-author, with Bill Hogan, of Are Your Prescriptions Killing You?: How to Prevent Dangerous Interactions, Avoid Deadly Side Effects, and Be Healthier with Fewer Drugs (Atria, 2012).
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