What you need to know before filling Prescriptions

5 crucial areas of information summarized with the acronym BRAIN:
Benefits, Risks, Alternatives, Interactions and the Need for follow-up

What you need to know before filling prescriptions
In order to make a decision about what treatment – including medication – to take, you need sufficient information.

DES Action USA commented on Facebook:  ” Here are questions to ask when your doctor prescribes a drug. Sadly, many DES Mothers did ask if DES was safe for their child – and were told emphatically, ‘yes.’ But other important questions should be asked, too, and this is a good list. Now we have information leaflets that come with each prescription. Read carefully and use your best judgement. ”

Read What you need to know before filling prescriptions
by Dr. Davidicus Wong, The Record, 19 June 2013.

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