both the benefits & risks of prescription
5 Questions to ALWAYS Ask Your Pharmacist
and flus, cold remedies, natural cold remedies, natural flu remedies
By Peter Ballantine
horror stories of prescription medicines gone wrong are becoming more
and more prevalent as we take more drugs with more interaction risks
with less understanding as to dosing and with ongoing ignorance as to
both the short & long term effects of the drugs we ingest.
vigilence is a necessity if you're to protect yourself from becoming an
unfortunate statistic of arthritis medications.
are our Top 5 Questions to Always Ask Your Pharmacist:
1) Drug Interactions
this interact with my other prescriptions, herbal supplements or over
the counter medications?
- Are there any foods I
I get a container with an easy open lid? (Especially
important for arthritis sufferers)
for an explanation if any of the symbols or stickers on the packaging
this arthritis medication be kept away from light, heat or moisture?
it need to be refrigerated now or once opened?
should it be stored when travelling?
this arthritis drug available to be taken in any other form?
I split the pill or dosages?
- What should I do if I
miss a dose?
symptoms would tell me that I'm not tolerating this medication well?
long should I wiat before I contact my doctor if I have a reaction?
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