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10 Essential Questions About Your Medicines

Written by Editorial Staff

When you get a new prescription, ask your health care provider these essential questions.

  1. What is the drug used for?
  2. How does the drug work?
  3. How should the drug be taken?
  4. What should you do if you miss a dose?
  5. What are the drug’s side effects?
  6. What substances interact with the drug?
  7. What should you expect the drug to do?
  8. How should the drug be stored?
  9. Should you use a generic version of the drug?
  10. Should laboratory tests be done to monitor the effects of the drug?

 

 

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