If you have visited our website you are probably aware that taking multiple medications or polypharmacy increases your likelihood of experiencing adverse drug events and/or side effects. While it is important to take your medication as directed to treat your medical conditions, it is equally important to manage your medications to help minimize the possiblity of developing medication related problems. And so, what exactly are some of these problems that can arise from taking numerous medications. Well, the bottom line is that there are many potential problems. But the good news is that most can be prevented by having periodic medication reviews. Having said that, let's have a closer look at these complications.