As young adults head off to college, it is important to address Meningitis and Meningococcal Vaccines. Meningococcal meningitis is a bacterial form of meningitis, a serious infection of the meninges that affects the brain membrane. It can cause severe brain damage and is fatal in 1-in-10 cases if untreated. Several different bacteria [...]
ANSWER: By taking trazodone without food or a light snack, your risk of having side effects, such as dizziness and lightheadedness, increases. REASONING: The absorption of many medications can be impacted by whether or not we take them with food for a number of reasons. In the case of Trazodone, [...]
ANSWER: For many of us, a good night's sleep is far from “good.” It can be downright poor! However, it doesn't have to be all about tossing and turning all night long. Our Clinical Pharmacist, Dr. Geoff Meer tackles this exact question: “How can I get a better night’s sleep?” The [...]
ANSWER: Most cases of diarrhea clear up on their own within a few days. There are things to help you cope with your signs and symptoms until the diarrhea goes away, such as: Drink plenty of clear liquids, including water, broths and juices, every day Integrate crackers, toast, eggs, chicken [...]
When you pick up your prescription take the time to ask questions about your medication. Specifically ask, “What is this drug and how do I take it? Why am I taking it? What are possible side effects?” Your pharmacist has spent more time studying drugs than even your doctor has. [...]
ANSWER: Whenever you have a change in diagnosis or a change/addition in your medications you should notify the pharmacist/pharmacy. This also includes over the counter medications and supplements. Certain medications are not recommended for use with certain medical conditions. Although your provider may be aware of this, the pharmacist also [...]
ANSWER: Pharmacists aren't just there to dispense medications. They can also give advice on side effects, drug interactions, and much more. A typical day for the average pharmacist includes a range of questions from “what is this rash from?” to “Is my blood pressure too high?” The job of a [...]
ANSWER: When you become enrolled in an insurance plan administered by Northwest Administrators, you will receive an insurance card. The front of the card will contain the following information: Name of enrollee ID No. of enrollee Coverage type Medical (physician visits, hospital visits, stays) Dental (dentist /orthodontist/oral surgeon) Vision (eye [...]
ANSWER: It is very important to monitor your blood pressure especially if you have a diagnosis of hypertension (high blood pressure). How to Check Your Blood Pressure How To Pick A Monitor Choose the type of monitor that's best for you: An automatic arm cuff inflates on its own. This [...]
ANSWER: If you use more than one inhaler on a regular basis, it is important to use these inhalers in the proper order. This will maximize the effectiveness of your inhalers. One inhaler relaxes and opens the airways in your lungs. This is your bronchodilator. Another inhaler decreases swelling in [...]
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