Medicine List

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Ask for a medicine list

A list of all the medicines your family member is taking can be given to you by their regular pharmacist. This list includes information about:

  • The generic and brand name of each medicine
  • What each medicine is used for
  • The strength of each medicine
  • How much medicine needs to be taken each day
  • Any special instructions, for example some medicines need to be taken before or after food
  • Possible side effects to look out for
  • What to do if a medicine dose is missed
  • When your family member needs to go back to the doctor for a check-up before taking more of the medicine
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