Prescription drug containers may get simpler labels

My lede:

Nearly half of patients misunderstand dosage instructions on prescription container labels, and more than half do not comprehend the warnings on those labels, according to different studies. For years, medical experts have advocated for simpler labels to help patients take their medications as intended.

Labeling standards proposed in January by the influential U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention could make those recommendations a reality.

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