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Side Effects: Telling the Real From the Imagined

Posted by @Margaret_Marie in Just Want to Talk, Jul 10, 2014

Many patients believe they're experiencing drug side effects even when they're not. "Empowering the patient to feel like they're in control" can help when people refuse to take a drug for fear of side effects, said Dr. Matteson, chair of the division of rheumatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn..

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