Managing Your Medications
Part of participating in your treatment is remembering to take your medication as prescribed. This task can get difficult if you aren’t feeling well or are juggling multiple prescriptions. These websites offer tools to help you with this all-important task:
Everyday Health provides broad health information. This article, "How to Manage Your Prescription Medications" offers techniques and reminders to help people manage taking multiple medications and avoid adverse drug interactions. It also includes ways to reduce the cost of certain medicines.
MyMedSchedule is a free service that allows you to manage your meds online, set-up text message reminders and print out checklists that you can take to doctor appointments or the pharmacy.
The nonprofit National Consumers League (NCL) and partners have launched Script Your Future with resources to help manage your medications.
SURVEYOR Health offers a personalized drug assessment tool designed to show users not only drug-drug interactions but the much more common and often dangerous adverse drug side effects.
RxVitality makes "intelligent" pill bottles that use lights and sounds to remind you to take your pill.
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