Medication Therapy Management
TODAY, Over 1 billion prescriptions are dispensed each year. People take millions of over-the-counter and herbal products. Medications can interact with other medicines, herbal products, and foods. It is important that people taking drugs know how they act and interact on the body. Thousands of people get ill and even die from prescribed and over the counter medications.
Medication Therapy Management provides an in-depth review of all prescription and over-the-counter medications, herbal products and supplements. Information is given to patients regarding drug interactions, side effects and natural treatments that may be possible for various conditions.
A Medication Therapy Management Consultation will:
- Explain how your medications work
- Examine and monitor the medications effectiveness and safety
- Give information about less costly alternatives
- Provide information, support services and resources intended to improve your adherence with the
And if you choose:
- We will provide information that will include vitamins, nutraceuticals, and natural products into your
- We can also provide information on how diet can improve your wellness
Questions and Answers
Is this service covered by my insurance?
Answer: Sometimes. If you are on Medicaid part D and meet certain conditions, some insuranceâ€™s will pay. We currently do not take insurance.
What if I am currently taking many medications and I have concerns about their safety?
Answer: This is the main reason patients want our service. There are thousands of drugs, herbal products and even foods that interact with each other and patients are not aware of these, and want to know.
What if I would like to decrease the number of medications I am taking, are there alternatives?
Answer: Yes, our pharmacists are clinical nutritionists and naturopaths who understand that many diseases are responsive to even small changes to diet and exercise, and we will provide this information, along with information about nutritional products and vitamins, if you desire. However, we do not take the place of your medical doctor who should be consulted with any changes you may want to make.
It is very important to remember that many medications can not be stopped abruptly without some serious side effects, so it is important to always consult with your personal doctor.
Disclaimer: This is not meant to replace the advice of your prescribing physician.