The bottom line is that every medication interacts with food differently—some in riskier ways than others. Be sure to read instructions and usage directions carefully.
Month: November 2021
While there is plenty to enjoy about a New England winter, it also comes plenty of challenges, some of which become more pronounced for the elderly. We offer advice to help.
It’s open enrollment time for Medicare Part D, which provides prescription drug coverage for people age 65+.
Getting enough vitamin D is essential to your overall health, but some caution is required.
An annual medication review will help ensure you are taking the medications you need safely.
Some medications can cloud memories and worsen forgetfulness, especially in the elderly.
People know to avoid raw fish and alcohol when pregnant, but do you know what medications to avoid?
There are some essential, over-the-counter medications you should always have on hand. Do you know what they are?
All medications can cause unwanted side effects, but sometimes, they can cause an atypical reaction of your immune system—also known as a drug allergy. Here’s how to recognize and treat them.
Urinary tract infections account for millions of doctor appointments per year. Here, we discuss signs, treatment and prevention.
Medication management for older adults is no easy task. Our prescription solutions help take the hassle out of sorting and supervising drug regimens.
The Great American Smokeout is next month. Here are some steps you can take now to increase your chances of success later.
This week, we salute the vital work of caregivers in our community’s assisted living homes and offer solutions to make medication management simpler.
Are you taking medications that might increase your blood pressure? Here’s what to look for and how you can help manage the effects.
Before heading out for sun and vacation fun, review these summer medication safety tips to help ensure smooth sailing.
From dosing and compliance to storage and disposal, we offer the following medication safety tips to help protect you and those you love.
It’s Women’s Health Week, a great reminder to put yourself first by taking steps to improve your well-being. Here are a few ideas to help.
Did you know it’s possible to save on prescription costs? Here, we offer five tips to help you save, including a couple that may surprise you.
Learn how you can stay more active during the winter months by getting exercise right in your own home.
Choose to be healthier in the new year by making some changes to improve your mind and body.
While there is no cure for the flu, antivirals can help reduce its length and severity. Here’s what you need to know.
Fewer than half of American adults, and about 60% of kids, get their annual flu shot This is a statistic we’d like to see increase this year. Here’s why.
We offer these antibiotic alerts to help you respond appropriately if you experience side effects or reactions.
If you are getting a new medication that you’ve never taken, or at least not recently, here are three questions to ask your pharmacist.
Our medication management solution, MediBubble®, can help simplify your life in so many ways.
For the sake of effectiveness and safety, where you store your meds matters.