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chronic medication

Medication & Treatment
January 5, 2018

When can you stop taking your medication?

You’ve been on antibiotics for a few days now to combat that infection, but you’re already feeling much better. Should you stop taking your meds? Or maybe you are taking meds for your blood pressure, but you don’t feel sick anymore. Is it fine to stop taking them? Absolutely not! Your doctor prescribed your medication for a reason. If you don’t take your medication exactly as prescribed, you can have many complications, such as unnecessary hospitalisation, delayed recovery, increased healthcare costs and even death. Why people stop too soon Many people stop taking their medication when they feel better. Once…
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Medication & Treatment
March 15, 2016

Should I stop taking my meds?

If you have been prescribed medication for a chronic condition, there is a good chance that you feel great and would love to come off it. The truth is that many diseases are silent and have no symptoms until you have a serious health event like a stroke or heart attack. Here are just a few reasons why you should stay on your medication. (more…)
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