Read for you: “How to talk to your doctor about medication” on The Harvard Health Blog
“How to talk to your doctor about medication”: this article explains why it is important for patients to understand everything about the medication your doctor has prescribed for you.
For almost all diseases there is always more than one medication to treat it. The author recommends to ask why the doctor has chosen this medication for you and not another one. And ask exactly how to take the medication.
It would also be a good idea to keep a list of questions in a notebook or on your phone to take to medical appointments.
A treatment is not just a doctor’s thing. The patient would need to get involved.
So – Talk to your doctor!
Read on The Harvard Health Blog, posted 23 April 2018