Are you experiencing problems with your medications?
Do you know the risks and benefits of taking multiple drugs?
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Its not your fault. It’s easy to begin taking multiple prescription and over-the-counter medications without realizing how they may interact and the effects they have on your health.
Consider these different viewpoints about antidepressants for example.
"Try it! It works for me, and you don't have to go to the doctor to get a prescription."
Your doctor says to avoid diphenhydramine because it can harm your memory. (But, what is diphenhydramine?)
Your urologist raises your Flomax® dose due to worsening urinary frequency not knowing you're taking a sleep aid nightly.
Your personal trainer noticed you can't cool down and your heart rate is too high.
Memory scientists say taking it daily can lead to earlier dementia.
Your employer might notice you are less effective at work.
Mothers want to know what to expect when their child starts antidepressant treatment and what to monitor. They can ask other parents, physicians, and coaches in the Polypharmacy Network and find answers to their questions.
Pharmacists and Physicians want safe, effective use, but sometimes lack time and contact with the patient to ensure that happens.
Pharma and Insurance Companies want patients to use products successfully and safely and help keep people well. They can get a feel for the different group's common concerns.
Researchers want to efficiently discuss important findings. These would help them with further discovery and application.
School Administrators and staff want to know considerations to aid students who are receiving antidepressants. They can help monitor for side effects and advocate for common med issues experienced by students.
Consider the different viewpoints about antidepressants for example.