Pharmacists spend their careers developing specialized knowledge about medicines and how they work for people in different situations. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medications including vitamins and supplements.
Make sure you take advantage of a pharmacist’s knowledge.
Ask a MOBE Pharmacist questions until you are sure you understand these four critical elements about each medication you take, whether it’s a prescription or a supplement.(1)
Insulin is indicated for the treatment of diabetes(2). Sometimes, your doctor might prescribe a medication usually indicated for a condition other than the one you have. Antidepressants, for example, are sometimes prescribed to treat migraines.(3)
When you start on a new medication, make sure you get answers to each of the following questions from your provider or a MOBE Pharmacist:
To manage your medication use over time, you need to be able to tell if a medication is working for you. Knowing how effective the medication can be will also help you and your doctor weigh decisions such as whether the treatment results are worth unpleasant or potentially dangerous side effects.(4)
A MOBE Pharmacist can help you manage the following questions about your medications:(5)
This is one of the most important elements to understand whenever you take a prescription, over-the-counter medication, supplement, or herbal remedy.
Your body and environment are always changing which means side effects can happen at any time. So, if you start experiencing a new symptom, consider whether one of your medications could be involved.
Questions you might ask your doctor or a MOBE Pharmacist:(4)
It’s important that you understand how you take, store, pay for, and manage a medication to get the most you can from the potential benefits.
Questions to ask a MOBE Pharmacist:(4)
MOBE Pharmacists are a part of the team offering health guidance and support. If you're eligible for MOBE services, you can talk to someone from our team whenever works for you, from the convenience of your home.
Call 844-841-9725 to find out if you're eligible for MOBE services.