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pillsFilled your latest prescription and notice that the pills look different? Did the manufacturer just change the shape? Or did the pharmacist fill it incorrectly? Unfortunately, either can be the answer, and it can be tough to tell which it is.

Read my latest article on Sharecare to find out more! https://www.sharecare.com/health/health-care-basics/article/pill-refill-anxiety-medication-mixups

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  1. shannah Gillespie

    Hi Dr. Darria, Very good posting. Our pharmacy attaches a brightly colored sticker to the prescription bottle bringing attention to a possible change in color and/or shape to a pill. I guess I had assumed this was a national policy, apparently not true.

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