Knowledge can mean better health for you and your family.
Knowledge is the best medicine KIBM
Remember when it comes to your health, knowledge is
the best medicine.

Helpful tips about your medicines

  • It is best to take your medicines according to the directions on the label
  • If directed, take your medicines  at the same time each day, e.g., with breakfast, at bedtime etc
  • If you forget to take your medicine, do not assume you can double the dose, call your pharmacist for information on the best course of action
  • Take your medicine for the full length of time you were instructed, even if you start to feel better
  • Do not share your prescription medicines with anyone and do not take anyone else’s prescription medicines

Some helpful hints:

  • Do not expect a new prescription every time you visit your doctor, nurse or pharmacist
  • Use the same pharmacy for all of your prescriptions
  • Before you use an over-the-counter medicine or natural health product, make sure it is safe to use with your prescription medicines
  • Tell your doctor, pharmacist or nurse if you have any allergies or have had a reaction to medications in the past (Tips for patients with allergies to medicines)