Medicine 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 sheetCdc-pdf 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.

Medicine 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