Keeping track of your medications is confusing and time-consuming when you have a chronic illness. At Brock Family Care in Forest City, North Carolina, board-certified family nurse practitioner Anne Brock, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, provides comprehensive medication management services to help you maintain your medication routine. Call Brock Family Care today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about medication management.
Frequently Asked Questions
Medication management allows Mrs. Brock to keep track of your medications, and dosages, and it ensures that you take your prescriptions at the appropriate time. By managing your medications, Mrs. Brock can help minimize your risk of unwanted side effects and negative interactions between different prescriptions.
Medication management also gives Mrs. Brock the opportunity to weed out prescriptions that are no longer improving your health. She can track, monitor, and evaluate your progress to make sure your medications are safe and effective.
At Brock Family Care, Mrs. Brock may recommend medication management for:
Patients with multiple chronic diseases
If you’re taking multiple medications for various chronic diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, and high cholesterol, medication management can help you stay on track with your medications and prevent negative interactions between different prescriptions.
Patients with memory problems
Dementia, mild cognitive impairment (MGI), and Alzheimer’s disease are just a few conditions that can cause memory loss. Medication management ensures you take the correct dosage of your medications on time.
Patients taking medications with serious side effects
If you’re taking more than one medication, understanding the side effects of each prescription and its interactions with other drugs is essential for your treatment. Mrs. Brock monitors and keeps track of your medications to ensure you don’t experience negative interactions or potentially life-threatening side effects.
Patients with chronic pain
Pain medications, like narcotics, are inherently addictive. By tracking your prescriptions, Mrs. Brock can prevent you from taking more than the recommended dosage while alleviating your pain.
Medication management encourages you to take an active role in your health care plan. When partnering with Brock Family Care for medication management, Mrs. Brock:
No medication management plan is complete without healthy lifestyle choices, such as a nutritious diet, regular exercise, and reducing unhealthy habits. Mrs. Brock works with you to ensure your health plan is comprehensive.