ISMP Canada has developed the 5 questions that each patient should ask about medications? Of the 5 questions, I find that proper use is one that tends to be most difficult to communicate clearly and succinctly. How to take your medication? Do you take it with food? Without food? What does it mean to take it […]
This are not my words (or pictograms), but they answer so many questions patients have about their prescriptions. Ask your pharmacist; don’t just nod your head and agree. ASK! As a pharmacist, I want patients who are aware of what their medications are, how to take them correctly, etc. Just as drugopinions, also a pharmacist, has stated in this blog post.