Medications include prescription, over-the-counter and complementary or herbal treatments designed to help keep us well. Incorrect use of medicines can cause side effects, overdose and other reactions. Make sure you take your medicines correctly.
Topic: Introduction to medications
Make sure your doctor knows about every medicine you take, including vitamins.
Complementary medicines can interact with pharmaceutical medicines.
Always see your doctor if you have ongoing pain to find the best pain-management option for you.
If you think your child is in pain, always see your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
Belief in a treatment may be enough to change the course of a person's physical illness.
Make sure you understand why your doctor or other prescriber is prescribing a medicine for you.