8 Life-Saving Questions You Should Ask Your Pharmacist
‘Can I safely mix these meds?’
Let’s say you’ve been taking blood pressure medication for a couple of years. Now you’re having stomach cramps, so your first thought is to run to the pharmacy and get those pills that fix everything quickly. After all, your mother-in-law is constantly taking them so they must be safe, right?
Sadly, too many people end up suffering due to this way of thinking. No matter how popular or how harmless a drug may seem, you should never assume it’s okay to mix it with another type of treatment.
The most effective way of avoiding drug interactions is to write down the list of every drug you’re taking at the moment. Carry that list with you everywhere, as it also comes in handy in case of emergency situation (think hospitalization).