Many of us are prescribed medications for various reasons relating to our health.
Many of us take them because we have to.
Take it a step further, try to understand the medication and how it works within your body.
A little reading, a touch of research, and a few questions can increase your awareness as to what goes on inside of your body once you take your medication(s).
Some medications must be taken alone, others with meals, some jump start a process within you, others shut down a process, or at least delay it.
Some medications are friendly when combined with others, some are not.
Get to know the signs, and the symptoms of a allergic reaction to your medication(s) andwhat you should do if it occurs, be prepared to call your doctor, and\or pharmacist if necessary.
These allergic reactions can vary so read the list very, very carefully!
Certain foods, and beverages cannot be consumed with certain medications.
Get to know your medications based on size, shapes, identification markings, odors and colors.
Know the time difference required between dosages, keep a log book to record this information, follow the instructions pertaining to skipped dosages, if you are uncertain as to whether or not you have taken your medication don't panic, skip that dosage and take the next available one at the required time.
Talk to yur doctor, and your pharmacist about your medications.
Do not take medications that are not prescribed to you, or for your medical condition.
Learning more about Drug Interactions Booklet (pdf) download:
(Web MD Website)
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