There are medications that must be taken regularly and if missed can affect the health of the individual. For example antibiotics should be taken on time to allow it to stay in the blood and get rid of the buds in the blood if not taken the bacteria remains in the blood and the individual will get sicker.Also blood pressure medications should be taken regularly and on time.Monitor blood pressure before taking your medication. Blood pressure is a silent killer so it is important to take as ordered by the doctor and also important to avoid overdose which can lead to medical emergency.

To prevent double dosing you must do the following:

1 Write ✍down the time and amount of dosage taken.Documentation is very important to prevent overdose.

Label the container for seven days of the week and place each medication in the container. Get your container at today.

3.Safe life ,and prevent sudden drop of blood pressure, it can kill you if you double dose.

3.All the essential medications should have a Calendar and mark the calendar each time that you take the medication. If the calendar is not marked that means that you have not yet taken the medications for that day or time.

4. Set alarm ⏰for the time that you will take the medications each day and as soon as the alarm rings take your medications. If the medication is to be taken twice a day, set the alarm to ring twice a day.

5.What other methods can you use to prevent overdose?.

Published by edochie99

A Registered Nurse with over twenty years of hospital experience, an author with Masters Degree in Nursing,also Bachelor Degree in Nursing,graduated in 1996 from USC,University of Southern California.MSN in 2009 University of Phoenix.

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