Medication Safety

Over-the-Counter Meds Have Risks Too

A study finds combining acetaminophen and ibuprofen can lead to gastrointestinal bleeding. Read More >>

Make Your Meds Work for You

Sticking to your medication schedule isn’t always easy, but the more closely you follow directions for your medications, the better you’ll feel and the healthier you’ll keep your joints. Try these tips to stick with your medication plan. Read More >>

Skipping Meds?

Learn what motivates – or demotivates – you to stick with a medication plan – plus tips to better medication adherence. Read More >>

Skipping Your Meds?

Learn why doctors say you should never miss a dose of medicine and how it could worsen your symptoms or land you in the hospital, plus ways to avoid skipping medications. Read More >>

Discarding Expired Medication

Do you know what to do with expired medication? Read on to learn how to safety throw away unused and expired medicine. Read More >>

Surprise Medication Blockers

Be Aware: Some foods and beverages can block the benefits of medications. Learn which foods can have an affect on your medications. Read More >>

Confused About Your Medications?

Takin multiple prescription medications can be confusing. Follow these seven tips for medication management. Read More >>

The Dangers of Mixing Medication

Mixing medications can be a recipe for disaster, even death. Here’s what you need to know about mixing prescription medications to keep yourself safe and healthy. Read More >>

How to Properly Store Your Meds

If medicines aren’t properly stored they may not work as promised. Try these tips when storing medications to keep them safe and effective. Read More >>

Juggling Multiple Meds with Medication Therapy Management

The use of multiple medications (called polypharmacy) is a growing and potentially dangerous problem, especially among older adults. Find out how medication management programs can help you better understand side effects and avoid possible interactions. Read More >>