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5 Helpful Ways to Avoid Medication Errors

caregiver introducing benefits to old couopleIncorrectly taking your medications can negatively impact your health and well-being in so many ways. It could lead to hospitalizations, the worsening of your condition, and most dangerous of all, death. If you happen to be taking multiple medications to manage your illness and are experiencing confusion and difficulty in remembering the prescribed dosage or the time you’re supposed to be taking your medicine, please take note of the following tips to avoid errors:

  • Keep a list of your medications
  • Always consult your doctor or pharmacist whenever something is unclear about your medication
  • Make sure to properly follow instructions indicated on the label
  • Set an effective reminder system that would prevent you from missing your medication
  • If you happen to miss a dose, do not, under any circumstances, double it the next time you take your medication