1. Medication tips from a state pharmacist

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    Be sure to ask any questions you might have about your medicines. This includes asking about side effects, and for a lower cost alternative if you can't afford the first drug you're prescribed. - State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

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    • Did I take my medication this morning?

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      Dispensers are a great help to prevent forgetting or doubling up on medicines. - State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

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      • Got pills? Lots! Tips for dealing with complicated medication schedules.

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        Getting medications organized helps you take them correctly, no matter how complicated your medication regime. Retired music teacher John Darmond puts six weeks' worth of medications into dispensers ahead of time so he can see if he'll need to order more soon. This helps ensure he doesn't run out. - State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

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        • Asking questions is good medicine.

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          Sidney Smith was able to drop from 13 prescriptions to four by asking why exactly each medicine had been prescribed. - State of Alaska Department of Health and Social Services

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