How much do you know about your medicines?
This checklist will help you find out what you need to learn about your medicines.
|I know the names and doses of all my medicines.||True||False|
|I know which side effects to report to my doctor.||True||False|
|I know how long I need to stay on all my medicines.||True||False|
|I know what foods or other medicines to avoid when taking my medicines.||True||False|
|I told my doctor about all the medicines, vitamins, herbs and other over-the-counter medications I take.||True||False|
If you selected True for at least four items, it's a sign that you're taking control of your medicines. Discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any items you circled as False.
This content was last reviewed July 2015.