As you get older, changes in your body can increase your chances of having medication side effects. Older people may have more health problems and take more medications than younger people. Do your doctors and pharmacists know about all the medications and supplements you take? Keep a list of everything you take and bring it along on each visit to your doctor or pharmacist. They can look for medicines that may interact with each other. And never stop taking a medication without talking to your doctor first. Visit www.healthinaging.org for more tips on how to safely manage multiple medications.