Do you ever find yourself leaving the pharmacy with a bag of medications in your hand – and a basketful of questions in your head? Next time, don’t be afraid to ask!
No matter how many drug- or health-related concerns you have, your friendly neighborhood pharmacist will be happy to address them. After all, it’s their job to help you understand how, why and when you should take your medications.
Next time, before you leave the pharmacy – and definitely before you start taking your pills, tablets or capsules – make sure you know the answers for the following questions, especially if it’s a new prescription:
If you’re unsure about these or anything else, feel free to ask any questions that you have. If you’ve never known what to say in a pharmacy, here are some additional things to consider:
Knowing these answers will help you take your medications safely and effectively. Since you can’t take a pill to make you smarter, asking your pharmacist is the next best thing.Looking for a pharmacist that can meet all your needs? You’ll find a number of pharmacy professionals at Aurora pharmacies. A handy list of pharmacies is online.