What is medication management and why is it important?
Essentially, medication management is a service intended to help patients manage prescription medication schedules, symptoms, and changes. It’s a guided approach to taking medications, which allows for a number of benefits, especially in the mental health field.
How do I Manage my medications on a daily basis?
1. Make and work toward health goals such as reducing symptoms or increasing activity. 2. Keep an up-to-date medication list of all the medications that you take including prescription, over-the-counter, herbal, and nutritional supplements. Keep the list with you at all times, either in your purse or in your wallet. Also, include any negative effects from previous medications.
What is the name of the medication (both generic and brand name)?
Why am I taking this medication?
Does this medication replace another medication I am currently taking or should I take it in addition to what I already take?
Are there any drug interactions to know about? ...
Are there any foods or drinks that the medicine interferes with?