5 ways to manage medication effectively
Listen Carefully–. Pay attention for what a doctor or health care professional tells you about using your medications. If anything is not clear, you should ask the doctors until you are 100% sure. Don’t forget to ask about side effect of the medicines.
Get acquainted with your Pharmacist –Since they will be the primary health care professional assisting you with your medication management practices. They can give you with up-to-date about medicines you take.
Organize – Organization is the key to effective medication management. Set up your daily medications in advance to ensure they get taken on time and in the correct dosage. Using a medicine organizer will help you to have your medicine in the right time and right way. Also, now, we have many applications that you can download and help you to remind you not to forget taking the medications.
Record Information – Keeping and updating a record of your medications, their dosages, and when they are taken is important. Understanding exactly what medications you are taking will help your doctors assess your condition and determine appropriate treatment or medication therapies and avoid adverse drug reactions.
Notice Any Changes – Remember a detailed list for each medicine, like color, shape, imprints and approximate size, just in case something went wrong.