Using Medicines Safely (19.2)

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Glencoe Health "Using Medicines Safely" Chapter 19 lesson 2

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Using Medicines Safely (19.2)
  1. Standards for Medicines
    1. Prescription Medicines
      1. Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicines
        1. Medicine Labels
        2. Medicine Misuse

          Annotations:

          • -Failing to follow the instructions on or in the package -Giving a prescription medicine to a person for whom it was not prescribed, or taking another person's medicine -Taking too much or too little of a medicine -Taking a medicine for a longer or shorter period that prescribed or recommended -Discontinuing use of a medicine without informing your health care provider -Mixing medicines without the knowledge or approval of your health care provider
          1. Medicine Abuse

            Annotations:

            • -Taking medicines to lose weight or stay awake while studying -Taking medicines to fit in with peers (ie "pill parties") -Avoid taking medicine prescribed to someone else since it's not for you
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