Do’s and Don’ts of Safe Medication Use

Do tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your medications including over-the-counter and herbal medications.

Do carry a wallet card that lists all of your medications and health conditions.

Do use the same pharmacy for all of your health and medication needs. Make a pharmacy team member aware if you get a prescription filled at another pharmacy.

Do check with your pharmacist before you take any over-the-counter medications.

Do keep your medications in the original bottle unless you are using a pill box.

Do bring expired medications to your pharmacist for safe disposal.

Don’t use expired medications.

Don’t stop taking your medications without speaking to you physician or pharmacist first.