Before starting a new prescription, over-the-counter medication or herbal supplement, discuss these questions with your pharmacist to avoid any dangerous interactions.
What is this medication used for?
How should I take this medication?
How do I take it?
How often and at what time?
For how long?
With or without food?
Will this interact with any of the other medications I take?
What should I do if I miss a dose?
When will the medicine begin to work?
How will I know if the medicine is working? What should I do if it doesn’t seem to work?
What side effects should I watch for?
How long will they last?
What should I do if they occur?
How can I lessen the side effects?
While I’m taking this medicine, should I avoid:
Driving, operating machinery, etc.?
Eating certain foods?
Taking certain medications?
Any other precautions?
How should I store this medication?
Are there any special instructions about using this medication?
Are there any laboratory tests that I should get while on this medication?
Should I take any specific/additional dietary supplements or vitamins while on this medication?
If you have any other questions about your medications, call the Tria Help Desk at 1.888.799.TRIA (8742) to speak confidentially with a clinical pharmacist. Visit TriaHealth.com for more resources.