When you need to take multiple medications to manage mental or physical health issues, it’s important that you take them as directed. At the office of Melissa Quinn, MD, medication management services are available to ensure the medications you take are safe and effective. Dr. Quinn evaluates all of the medicines and supplements you take and helps you set a schedule to prevent medication abuse and missed doses. To schedule a medication management consultation, call the office in the Westwood area of Los Angeles, California, today or book an appointment online.
Medication management services lower your risk for health complications that result from medication misuse or abuse.
You can also benefit from medication management if you take multiple medications to address physical or medical health conditions. Dr. Quinn can help you organize your medication schedule to reduce your risk for complications that can result from missed doses.
Through medication management, Dr. Quinn also ensures there are no conflicts between the medicines or dietary supplements you take on a regular basis. There are certain medications you shouldn’t take at the same time to prevent uncomfortable or dangerous side effects.
Medication management offers many benefits for people who need medications to manage an acute or chronic health condition. Through these services, Dr. Quinn ensures that all the medications you’re taking are working well.
She also evaluates the dosage you take to lower your risk for health complications that can result from underdosing, overdosing, and missing medications.
Another goal of medication management is to empower you to play an active role in decisions about your overall health care.
To prepare for your first medication management consultation with Dr. Quinn, you should write down a complete list of all medications and dietary supplements you take regularly. Be sure to include the name of the medicine or supplement, the dosage you take, and how often you take it.
Dr. Quinn spends time reviewing the information and discussing the reasons that you take the medications. She determines if you need adjustments or changes based on your existing health and your medical history.
In some cases, Dr. Quinn can recommend strategies you can use to reduce your reliance on certain medications. These strategies may include lifestyle changes, diet modifications, and mindfulness techniques.
If you take multiple medications and have difficulty staying on a schedule, Dr. Quinn works with you on a plan that outlines what medications to take and when. She can also provide resources for your loved ones to help you stay on track with your treatment.
To schedule a medication management consultation, call the office of Melissa Quinn, MD, today or book an appointment online.