Drugs are a part of everyday life, and the ones that are approved for medical use have their own unique benefits and risks.
We’re here to help you find the one that’s right for you.
Here are 10 tips for choosing the right drug for your health and well-being.1.
Use a drug with a low risk of side effects1.
Don’t take drugs with side effects in your body.
Side effects are a risk to you, your family, and society.
It’s important to know the difference between side effects and the potential risks you’re willing to take.2.
Don-t take any drugs you think you may not need for a while.
If you do take a drug, make sure to be careful about what you’re doing with it and your family.
Make sure you know the potential benefits and how to take them safely.3.
Get tested for any potential side effects of a drug before you take it.
It helps you avoid side effects, especially if you’re taking medications that have side effects.4.
If a drug does have side-effects, avoid using it until you’re sure you’re all right.
You can always switch to a new drug if you feel a side effect.5.
If your doctor recommends a drug for you, you should tell him or her about all of the information you’ve read, including any side effects you’ve experienced and any possible risks.
If it’s a new or less expensive drug, it’s better to talk to your doctor about it.6.
Be prepared to pay a higher price for drugs.
If the drug you’re considering has a high risk of addiction or overdose, you may have to pay more to get it.
You may also have to buy more supplies of the drug, if you have a limited budget.7.
Know the risks of taking drugs and their potential side-effect rates.
Many drugs have a low chance of addiction, and even some of the more dangerous ones may not be addictive at all.
You should be able to tell the difference.
The side- effect rate of any drug varies by drug, but it’s usually about 2 to 3 percent, which means the chances of you getting an addiction or death from taking a drug are small.
The more you know about these risks, the better equipped you will be to make the best choices.8.
Know what you need to do if you experience any side- effects.
Drugs like opioids are usually prescribed to treat severe pain or to help with breathing problems, and you should have the knowledge to decide if you need them.
Some drugs also have the potential to cause allergic reactions or other side effects that can make it harder for you to take the drug.
Know how to tell if you’ll be allergic to a particular drug and how you can manage that.9.
Ask your doctor to check up on you and your treatment plan, including if it’s appropriate.
Ask the doctor to do this for you and to discuss any potential risks or side effects with you.10.
Take care of yourself, especially when taking medications.
Your health care team will be able help you make sure you stay healthy.