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Taking Medicines; How to Get the Most Benefits with the Fewest Risks
Whether prescription or over-the-counter (OTC), no medicine is without risk. Besides benefits, medicines may cause side effects or allergic reactions, and they may be affected by interactions with foods, drinks, or other drugs.

This article gives general advise on how to safely manage your medicine.

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Taking Medication

This slide show will help you to understand how your drugs move through the, common side-effects of drugs, how to safely take medicine (prescription and over the counter), drug development, clinical trails and concludes with what medications may look like in the future.

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How to Read Drug Labels

When using any kind of drug, it is really important that you read the label and still have questions, call really important to read the drug label for instruction on how to use the medication. Not following the instructions can hurt you.


Learn How to Take Your Medicine Safely

Your Medicine Play It Safe
You can learn more about how to take medicines safely by reading this guide. It answers common questions about getting and taking medicines and has many handy forms that will help you keep track of information. Keep this guide with your medicines in case you have any questions, concerns, or worries.

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Use Medicine Safely

The do’s and don’ts when taking medicine. Also gives tips for what to do with your medicine when you are traveling.


Medicines: Use Them Safely (Older Adults)

Many older people owe their health in part to new and improved medicines and vaccines. But using medicines may be riskier for older adults, especially when several medicines are used at one time.

Remember, medicines that are strong enough to cure you can also be strong enough to hurt you if they aren’t used correctly. Here are some hints to help avoid risks and get the best results from your medicine

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Question to ask Before Taking Medicine

This easy to use form has a list of question to ask your doctor before taking medicine.

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Drug Interactions, What you Should Know

Drug interactions may make your drug less effective, cause unexpected side effects or increase the action of a particular drug. Some drug interactions can even be harmful to you

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Buying Prescription Drugs Online; Consumer Safety Guide

The Internet has changed the way we live, work and shop. The growth of the Internet has made it possible to compare prices and buy products without ever leaving home. But when it comes to buying medicine online, it is important to be very careful. Some websites sell medicine that may not be safe to use and could put your health at risk.

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Harmful Interaction: Mixing Alcohol with Medication

Mixing alcohol and a medication puts you at risk for dangerous reactions. Protect yourself by avoiding alcohol if you are taking a medication and don’t know its effect. To learn more about a medicine and whether it will interact with alcohol, read this brochure and if you have questions ask your doctor or health care provider.

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Think It Through: A Guide to Managing the Benefits and Risks of Medicines.

Although medicines can make you feel better and help you get well, it's important to know that ALL medicines, both prescription and over-the-counter, have risks as well as benefits. This information will help you to understand the risks and benefits of medicine.

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Medicines for You; Studying How Your Genes Can Make a Difference

Some people get no pain relief from certain prescription painkillers. Certain allergy and asthma medicines work well for some people but not at all for others. Information on why these things happen are in this booklet.

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Keeping Track of Your Medicine

How Can I Tell When My Inhaler (Meter Dose Inhaler, MDI, Puffer) Is Empty?
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Medicine Record Form

An easy form to keep track of your medicine as well as emergency contact numbers, allergies, and medical conditions.

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My Medication Planner (PDF)

This form will help you to keep track of all the medicines you take in a week


Children’s Medicine

How to Give Medicine to Children
The first rule of safety for any medicine is to give the right dose at the right time interval. Prescription and Over-the-Counter drugs come with specific instructions and parents should follow them carefully. There are picture of different ways to correctly measure liquid doses of medicine for example; medicine cups, droppers, syringes (no needle), and dosing spoons

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Kids Aren’t Just Small Adults: Medicines, Children and the care Every Child Deserves

Use care when giving any medicine to an infant or a child. Even over-the-counter (OTC) medicines that you buy are serious medicines. The following is advice for giving OTC medicine to your child, from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the makers of OTC medicines:

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Medicine and Your Child: How to Give Your Child the Right Dose Giving Medicine to Children

There are things you should know about safely giving medicine to kids. This information will help you in asking questions about your child’s medicine, things the doctor and pharmacist should know about your child , and tips on measuring children medicine.

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Find Information about Prescription and Over the Counter Medications

Lung Health Online
You will find information about medicine that are frequently used in the treatment of lung disease.

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Drug Information

Information on thousands of prescription and over-the-counter medications.

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Cancer Drugs

How Clomid used and works
Pick type of cancer (from a list) you have and all the drugs that are approved for your type of cancer, by the Federal Drug Administration will be listed. Has both pediatric and adult information.

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List of Approved Clomid Cancer Drugs and What They Are Approved to Treat

Select a cancer drug from a list and get a detailed description of the drug.

How Clomid restores ovulation in women

Clomiphene Citrate fertility medicine

This guide gives information about the treatment and safely purchasing Clomiphene Citrate, and things you can do to deal with the side-effects.

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