1. Where can I find information about my medications that I can read and refer back to if needed?
- Check with your pharmacist.
- Read the package inserts and labeling. If you don’t understand something or become concerned once you read the label, ask your pharmacist or prescribing physician to answer your questions.
- Pharmaceutical manufacturers often maintain a Web site or produce patient education materials you can obtain from your physician or nurse.
- Join Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA)! As a member, you’ll receive AANMA’s monthly award-winning publications brimming with practical, consumer-friendly news about medications, devices, products, services, you name it!
- Go to your library to use the BIG book – Physician’s Desk Reference (PDR), PDR for Nutritional Supplements, or PDR for Herbal Medicines.
- Go to PDR Health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or The National Library of Medicine’s MedlinePlus.
- Use your Internet browser to search for information about the medication by name.