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Do women react differently than men to medications?

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  • Eva says:

    Very interesting.
    What about blood pressure medications? I presume the research is all male biased.
    Prescription meds are usually a one size fits all never mind if it is an elderly slim female or a 15stone man. How does research deal with this?
    As an aside what about transgender people? I presume their body knows which gender they are and they will react to medications as if they were xx or the xy

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Paul Taylor is a health journalist and former Patient Navigation Advisor at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, where he provided advice and answered questions from patients and their families. Paul will continue to write occasional columns for Healthy Debate.

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