Study finds 22% of drug prescriptions go unfilled

02/18/2010 | Reuters

A study of 75,000 Massachusetts patients given drug prescriptions by their physicians found 22% of the scripts were never filled. Noncompliance was common among people with chronic diseases, such as diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, and researchers suggested some patients may not understand why they need the medications.

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