There is a lot to celebrate during the month of June - Father’s Day, Flag Day, the first day of summer to name a few. June is also National Safety Month and we are excited to offer some ways for you to share safety tips with your patients during office visits.
Safety is all about intentional awareness and continuous improvement. National Safety Month originated through the 25 years ago in an effort to observe and adopt ways to help keep each other safe through the prevention of accidents and injuries.
Our Challenge For You
At Genexa, we believe people deserve better and we hope you will take some time this month to promote safety in your office, at home, and around your community. By taking the time to talk safety with your patients, you are investing in potential quality of life improvements and overall positive health outcomes.
In honor of National Safety Month, we challenge patient caregivers to take stock of their over-the-counter medications.
The Importance of Reading Medicine Labels
When thinking about ways to improve safety for the general population, promoting allergen awareness is one way to move the needle in the right direction. Do you discuss with caregivers the importance of reading labels for over-the-counter medications?
A study by shows clinical reports of adverse reactions triggered by to be on the rise. While inactive ingredients are added to most oral medications to improve taste, appearance, absorption, or shelf life, they may be causing more harm than good.
Some are allergens that can cause adverse events when taken. The study also found that on average, 75 percent of oral solid dosage medicines are made up of inactive ingredients, and 92.3% contain inactive ingredients that can cause allergic or adverse reactions. These ingredients include chemical dyes, common allergens like gluten and lactose, and hard-to-digest sugars, which can cause allergic reactions like stomach pain or bloating.
Encourage families to read labels of over-the-counter medications and all consumable products in their household. Fortunately, there are clean options available free of inactive ingredients that may potentially cause adverse or allergic reactions, like .
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We’re Genexa and we’re the first clean medicine company. Founded by two dads on a mission to revolutionize the medicine aisle, Genexa makes medicine with the same active ingredients people need, but without the artificial ones they don’t. We believe people deserve better. That’s why our business is built on the commitment to put people over everything.
All of our products are made to the highest standards of clean with no artificial dyes, common allergens, or unnecessary synthetic ingredients. It’s real medicine, made clean. Learn how we’re putting people over everything, in everything we do, at Genexa.com. And to find a Genexa retailer near you, visit our interactive .