Medicines Risk Fact Sheet

Prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines (OTC), dietary supplements, and even some herbal products can cause side effects that increase your risk of a fall or motor vehicle crash. Use this fact sheetpdf icon to identify medicines that put you at risk, potential side effects, and questions to ask your doctor.

The following two documents can help you list your personal information.

Order hard copies via CDC-INFO on Demand

You can order hard copies of the Medicine risk tools and MyMobility Plan resources via CDC-INFO on Demand for publications.

Medicines Risk

CDC Vital Signs: Motor Vehicle Crash Deaths. In 2013, the US crash death rate was more than twice the average of other high-income countries. www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/motor-vehicle-safety