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Armon B. Neel Jr., an expert in geriatric pharmacology, writes about the safe use of medication

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a consultant pharmacist who works to ensure that older people aren't over- and/or mis-medicated

Armon B. Neel Jr., an expert in geriatric pharmacology, writes about the safe use of medication in his "Ask the Pharmacist" column for AARP.

While the "Ask the Pharmacist" column encourages input from readers, pharmacist Armon B. Neel Jr., PharmD., CGP, is unable to individually answer questions or provide personalized medical advice.

Information provided by the online column is intended to help individuals and their families become more informed about medication usage and interactions and be better health care consumers.

Any advice or information provided through the “Ask the Pharmacist” column should not be followed in lieu of a personal consultation with a trained medical professional.

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