Prescription Drug Adherence
- Q How can I ensure that I am giving my child medicine correctly?
Dr. Cindy Haines, Family MedicineFollow the directions to a "t" and make sure that you are using the dosing device that comes with that specific medication. Over or underdosing commonly occurs with inaccurate teaspoons or tablespoons used in lieu of a specific dosing device. Full Answer
- Q What happens if my child doesn't finish a course of antibiotics?
Dr. Michael Roizen, Internal MedicineIf your doctor prescribes your child antibiotics or other infection-fighting meds, it's imperative that you finish the dose and not stop early -- even if symptoms subside. Stopping early or taking the wrong amount can help the little buggers develop... Full Answer
- Q What happens if I stop taking my medications?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyMany people forget to take their medication or just decide to stop because they feel better or do not think the medicine is working. Learn why this is a problem in this video with Dr. Oz and Pharmacist Nancy Nkansah. Full Answer
- Q Does Spirulina interact with other medications?
Stacy Wiegman, PharmacySpirulina can interact with other medications and nutritional supplements. However, the severity of the interaction, as well as the exact drugs with which it interacts, is unknown, and can vary between brands of spirulina. The U.S. Food and Drug... Full Answer