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Consumer Medication Information: Expert and Consumer Evaluation of Consumer Medication Information‐2008

A study released on December 16, 2008 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found that the printed consumer medication information (CMI) voluntarily provided with new prescriptions by retail pharmacies does not consistently provide easy-to-read, understandable information about the use and risks of medications.