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Speak Up About Your Medications

Medication safety is a team effort. You, your doctor, pharmacist, and other caregivers all have a role in making sure you get the right medication, take the correct dosage, and avoid bad reactions. It’s important to know what questions to ask about a new medication and to Speak Up if something doesn’t sound right.

Speak Up About Your Medications is designed to educate patients on:

  • The importance of having, updating and appropriately sharing your medication list.
  • Questions to ask your doctor and pharmacist about new medications.
  • Tips for the safe use of medication both at home and in the hospital.
  • Tips for safely storing and disposing of medications.