Are you experiencing problems with your medications?
Do you know the risks and benefits of taking multiple drugs?
How we can help you:
- First, our professional pharmacists and experienced staff privately discuss with you ALL the prescriptions you are taking.
- We also review ALL of the over-the-counter medications, non-prescribed drugs and supplements you are using.
- Then, we help you understand the benefits and risks of taking each of your medications, both individually and together.
- Monitoring side-effects is critical. We help you identify symptoms and how to measure their impact on your health.
- From our in-depth and one-on-one review, we create important feedback for your doctor to use in determining how you are responding to your medications.
- Polypharmacy Network is also available to answer your or your designated caregiver's questions and provide follow up information and guidance.
We restore YOUR trust in medicine.
Polypharmacy can happen to anyone.
Its not your fault. It’s easy to begin taking multiple prescription and over-the-counter medications without realizing how they may interact and the effects they have on your health.
Consider these different viewpoints about antidepressants for example.
YOUR Sister Says
"Try it! It works for me, and you don't have to go to the doctor to get a prescription."
YOUR Primary Doctor
Your doctor says to avoid diphenhydramine because it can harm your memory. (But, what is diphenhydramine?)
Your urologist raises your Flomax® dose due to worsening urinary frequency not knowing you're taking a sleep aid nightly.
YOUR Personal Trainer
Your personal trainer noticed you can't cool down and your heart rate is too high.
Memory scientists say taking it daily can lead to earlier dementia.
Your employer might notice you are less effective at work.
Mothers of children under 18
Mothers want to know what to expect when their child starts antidepressant treatment and what to monitor. They can ask other parents, physicians, and coaches in the Polypharmacy Network and find answers to their questions.
Pharmacists and Physicians
Pharmacists and Physicians want safe, effective use, but sometimes lack time and contact with the patient to ensure that happens.
Pharma and Insurance Companies
Pharma and Insurance Companies want patients to use products successfully and safely and help keep people well. They can get a feel for the different group's common concerns.
Researchers want to efficiently discuss important findings. These would help them with further discovery and application.
School Administrators and staff want to know considerations to aid students who are receiving antidepressants. They can help monitor for side effects and advocate for common med issues experienced by students.
Groups' perspectives differ about medication.
Consider the different viewpoints about antidepressants for example.
Potential Harms that could happen as a result of mixing meds, etc.:
- Vision Impairment
- Muscle Pain
- Ineffective Treatment
- Toxic Treatment
- Kidney Damage
- High Blood Pressure
- Diarrhea, C Diff Diarrhea
- Tendon Rupture
- Neurological Impairment
- Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest
- Confusion, Cognitive Impairment
- Dry Mouth
- Low Electrolytes
- There's more!