5 Quick Medication Tips for Safe Medicating
Staying on top of and keeping track of your medication is important.
Download and print your medication tracker: Medication Management Tracker.
You can keep a record of everything from vitamins, creams, pills, etc.
Medication tip number 1:
Make sure you know why you are taking the medication and any possible side effects.
Medication tip number 2:
If you start to feel like you are having side effects from the medication, then ring your GP before stopping. It is important that you don’t stop taking the medication unless advised to.
Medication tip number 3:
Double-check your medication labels to make sure that the medication you are taking is not out of date. Out-of-date medications can become risky, they may no longer be safe for consumption. Also, the effectiveness of the medication may no longer be there.
Medication tip number 4:
Store your medication in a cool and dry space, out of reach of children, or in a locked cabinet.
Medication tip number 5:
Take the right medication at the right time. If you are taking the right medication at the right time, you are will make sure that you are experiencing the full benefits of the given medication.