Why Shouldn't You Share Medicines with Friends?

Medicines Are Personal

Medicines are given based on a person’s specific health needs.

Wrong Dosage

Your friend's dosage might not be right for you.

Different Reactions

Everyone's body reacts differently to medicines.

You might be allergic to a medicine your friend uses.

Allergic Reactions

Medicines can have side effects that you are not prepared for.

Side Effects

Mixing Medications

Sharing medicines can cause dangerous interactions with other drugs.

Doctor’s Advice

Doctors prescribe medicines based on your medical history.

Expired Medicines

Your friend’s medicine might be expired, which can be harmful.

There are safer ways to help your friend, like suggesting they see a doctor.