Reasons to Learn the Side Effects and Warnings For Drugs and Medications

Introduction:It is always important to learn about the side effects and warnings on the drugs and medications that you are either taking or considering taking. Here is a list of the top five reasons why this is so important.

  • 01

    Risks

    It is always important to learn about the side effects and warnings associated with any medications that you are taking. Even if you are just thinking of beginning to take a new drug, you should always learn about the side effects and warnings before taking this medicine.

    Understanding the side effects for medications may help you to decide whether you really want to take these drugs or not. Many side effects from taking medications are just not worth the risk of taking them regularly.

    If you are ever not sure about any of the warnings or side effects listed on your medications, feel free to ask your doctor or pharmacist about them. They should always be happy to help you to understand your risks.

  • 02

    Other Medications

    There are many medications with warnings on their labels that state they should not be taken with other medications. One medication or drug may cancel out the other. Learn what medicines can be taken together.

    Many medications also have warnings on their labels for people not to take them if they are pregnant, consume three or more alcoholic drinks daily, if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, thyroid disease, and much more.

    Warnings on drugs also include information on when or why you should stop taking them and when to ask your doctor if you should even be taking them in the first place.

  • 03

    Keep Box

    Beware that in some cases, it is important for you to keep the box that your medicine came in if you want to learn about the side effects and warnings of that particular medication. These medicines state on their labels that you need to read the box for other warning information.

    It is important to learn about the side effects and warnings for all medications that you are taking or considering taking whether they are prescribed or over-the-counter drugs. Many prescribed medications come with an informational sheet showing the side effects and warnings listed along with a statement that this list is not a complete list.

  • 04

    Substitute

    Always discuss with your doctor any concerns that you may have about taking any certain medicine. Although many side effects and warnings can be quite scary, it is extremely important for you to take your prescribed medications.

    If you are not comfortable taking any of your prescribed medications after learning about their side effects and warnings, your doctor should be happy to offer you a substitute medication to take instead.

    There are many medications that can be prescribed in substitution of other medications. Do not be afraid to ask about what else can be prescribed for you can take instead.

  • 05

    Necessity

    The last of the top five reasons why it is important for you to learn about the side effects and warnings of the drugs and medications that you are taking is necessity.

    Only you can make the final decision on what is right for you to take. Always listen to your doctor, but always make sure that you really do need these medicines, too.

    People everywhere take medications that are not necessary for them to take. There are many over-the-counter drugs that you may decide that you can do without, though, once you have learned a little more about the risks associated with taking them.







Comments

Post A Comment

Submit Comment



Need a Top Five List Idea?

select one here...

  • The Top Five Items you Never want to Lose
  • The Top Five Home Air Purifiers
  • The Top Five Sources for Vitamin D
  • The Top Five Reasons to Vote During Electio ...
  • The Top Five Items you Can’t Live Without
  • The Top Five Most Influential Sports Figure ...
  • The Top Five Budget Mistakes Most People Ma ...
  • The Top Five Websites for Music
  • The Top Five Ways to Relieve Stress
  • The Top Five Jewelry Stores
  • The Top Five Tips for Staying Positive
  • The Top Five Steps on How to Make a Website ...
  • The Top Five Wedding Favors
  • The Top Five Cities to Live in
  • The Top Five Places for Kids Birthday Parti ...
  • The Top Five Ways to Update your Home Witho ...
  • The Top Five Healthiest Fruits
  • The Top Five Steps to Home Security
  • The Top Five Health Insurance Companies
  • The Top Five Websites for Kids
  • The Top Five Universities for MBA
  • The Top Five Signs that You are in Love
  • The Top Five Presidents of the United State ...
  • The Top Five Quotes to Live by
  • The Top Five Tips on How to Make Money Onli ...
  • The Top Five Most Influential Speeches
  • The Top Five Things you Should Not do in an ...
  • The Top Five Healthy Recipes
  • The Top Five Free Places for Veterans to Ea ...
  • The Top Five Funniest Movies For Kids
  • The Top Five Ways to Keep Unwanted Pests Ou ...
  • The Top Five iPhone Apps
  • The Top Five Foods for Diabetics
  • The Top Five New York Hotels
  • The Top Five Five Smart Phones
  • The Top Five Places for Discount Furniture ...
  • The Top Five Country Singers of All Time
  • The Top Five Things I've Learned from Britt ...
  • The Top Five Ways to Invest in Real Estate
  • The Top Five Dessert Recipes
  • The Top Five Pasta Recipes for Kids
  • The Top Five Soft Drinks
  • The Top Five Healthiest Choices for Breakfa ...
  • The Top Five HDTV brands
  • The Top Five Movies With a Twist
  • The Top Five Ways to Improve your Resume
  • The Top Five Car Maintenance Checklist
  • The Top Five Safest Cities in America
  • The Top Five Tips for New Businesses
  • The Top Five Attractions in the USA
  • The Top Five Funniest People
  • The Top Five Tax Mistakes People Commonly M ...
  • The Top Five Places to Buy Electronics
  • The Top Five 4th of July Party Ideas
  • The Top Five Smart Phones of the Year
  • The Top Five Five Music Genres
  • The Top Five Songs About Love
  • The Top Five Creative Ways to Announce a Pr ...
  • The Top Five Ways to Earn Money Online
  • The Top Five Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer
  • The Top Five Quotes From the Movie Elf
  • The Top Five Bealtes Songs beatles songs Wr ...
  • The Top Five Ways to Cope With Stress
  • The Top Five Commercials
  • The Top Five Hair Products
  • The Top Five Outdoor Activities
  • The Top Five Ways to Keep Track of Spending ...
  • The Top Five Video Games
  • The Top Five Advice for New Moms
  • The Top Five Traditional Thanksgiving Dishe ...
  • The Top Five Teeth Whitening Tips
  • The Top Five Ideas for Anniversary Gifts
  • The Top Five Prom Dresses
  • The Top Five Books for the Kindle
  • The Top Five Tips for Healthy Blood Pressur ...
  • The Top Five Overseas Bed and Breakfast Sto ...
  • The Top Five Steps to Internet Security
  • The Top Five Gaming Consoles
  • The Top Five Ways to Avoid Unemployment
  • The Top Five Cartoons for Toddlers
  • The Top Five Most Trusted Cars
  • The Top Five Google Apps
  • The Top Five Car Seat Safety Tips
  • The Top Five Dog Breeds for Kids
  • The Top Five Candle Scents for Winter 
  • The Top Five Photo Editing Websites
  • The Top Five Reasons For Leaving a Job
  • The Top Five Ways to Turn Down a Job Offer
  • The Top Five Nuts that go in Salad
  • The Top Five Makeup Tips for Teens
  • The Top Five Wedding Gowns
  • The Top Five Cell Phones Under 50 Dollars
  • The Top Five Tips for New Parents
  • The Top Five Clothing Lines for Modest Clot ...
  • The Top Five Professions
  • The Top Five Xbox 360 Games
  • The Top Five Creative Ways to Ask a Girl to ...
  • The Top Five Hair Removal Options
  • The Top Five Ways to Get a Grant
  • The Top Five Educational Websites for Kids
  • The Top Five Job Opportunities for People W ...
  • The Top Five Websites for Discount Vacation ...
  • The Top Five Websites for Photographers
  • The Top Five TV Shows of All Time
  • The Top Five Computers for College Students ...
  • The Top Five Designer Handbags
  • The Top Five Board Games for Groups
  • The Top Five Diet Pills
  • The Top Five Steps on How to Get a Date
  • The Top Five Places to See in the World
  • The Top Five Things to do at Disneyland
  • The Top Five Home Improvement Tips for Sell ...
  • The Top Five Healthy Meals For Under 5 Doll ...
  • The Top Five Steps on How to Avoid Credit C ...
  • The Top Five Reason to Rent
  • The Top Five Must See Events in Las Vegas
  • The Top Five Bedroom Decorating Ideas
  • The Top Five Shampoos
  • The Top Five States to Live In
  • The Top Five Ways to Stop Smoking
  • The Top Five Reasons Smoking is Bad
  • The Top Five Clues for Crossword Puzzles
  • The Top Five Places to Find Crazy Video Cli ...
  • The Top Five Harry Potter Movies
  • The Top Five Books to Read This Year
  • The Top Five People you Would Want to Meet
  • The Top Five Foods For an Upset Stomach 
  • The Top Five Restaurants
  • The Top Five Online Flower Delivery Compani ...
  • The Top Five Simple Smart Phones
  • The Top Five Book Series for Young Adults
  • The Top Five Songs About Texas
  • The Top Five Places to get French Fries
  • The Top Five Things to do Before your 60 Ye ...
  • The Top Five Online Gaming Sites
  • The Top Five Hair Products Women Must Have
  • The Top Five Pets you Should Own
  • The Top Five PGA Golfers
  • The Top Five Planets in the Solar System
  • The Top Five Unhealthy Foods for Dogs 
  • The Top Five Baby Bags for Moms
  • The Top Five Things to See in Dallas Texas
  • The Top Five Ways to Stay in Shape
  • The Top Five Card Games for Four Players
  • The Top Five Funniest Movies Ever
  • The Top Five Reasons to Invest in Running S ...
  • The Top Five Days During the Year
  • The Top Five Holidays
  • The Top Five Knock Knock Jokes
  • The Top Five Inventions That Changed the Wo ...
  • The Top Five Vitamins for Hair Growth
  • The Top Five Michael Jackson Songs
  • The Top Five Candle Scents for Summer Time
  • The Top Five Xbox 360 Kinect Games for Exer ...
  • The Top Five Tips for Planting a Garden
  • The Top Five Motivational Speakers
  • The Top Five Places to Mountain Bike
  • The Top Five Designer Shoe Brands for Women ...
  • The Top Five Places to get a Free Credit Re ...
  • The Top Five Fast Food Restaurants
  • The Top Five Facts About the Sun
  • The Top Five Movies of 2010
  • The Top Five Golfing Tips
  • The Top Five Ways to Earn Money as a Colleg ...
  • The Top Five Places to Find Cheap Books
  • The Top Five Places to Live
  • The Top Five Wedding Websites
  • The Top Five Chicken Recipes
  • The Top Five Ways to Improve your Health
  • The Top Five Sporting Events
  • The Top Five Career Moves for Teachers
  • The Top Five Steps on How to Potty Train Yo ...
  • The Top Five Ways to Keep your Lawn Green
  • The Top Five Websites for Artists
  • The Top Five Business Marketing Tips
  • The Top Five NFL Football Stadiums With A D ...
  • The Top Five Carpet Cleaning Tips
  • The Top Five Youtube Videos for 2010 
  • The Top Five Talk Shows on TV
  • The Top Five Greatest NBA Players of All Ti ...
  • The Top Five Tips for Newlyweds
  • The Top Five Ways to Workout your Upper Bod ...
  • The Top Five Pasta Recipes
  • The Top Five Superheroes
  • The Top Five Spyware Removal Systems
  • The Top Five California Landmarks
  • The Top Five Places to Find a Job
  • The Top Five Vacation Spots
  • The Top Five Ways to Get a Loan
  • The Top Five Paint Colors for a Home
  • The Top Five Helpful Hints to Get Pregnant  ...
  • The Top Five Online Social Networks
  • The Top Five Foods to Avoid when Trying to ...
  • The Top Five Ways to Find Cheap Flights Onl ...
  • The Top Five Places to Get a Student Loan
  • The Top Five Skills Needed for a Career in ...
  • The Top Five Rules for a Strong Relationshi ...
  • The Top Five Reasons you Should Play Fantas ...
  • The Top Five Ways to Save Money
  • The Top Five Movies of All Time
  • The Top Five Causes of Road Rage
  • The Top Five Auto Insurance Companies
  • The Top Five Stresses of Home Ownership
  • The Top Five Wedding Themes
  • The Top Five Luxury Cars
  • The Top Five Ways to Get a Phone Number
  • The Top Five Ways to Build Muscle
  • The Top Five Healthiest Snacks
  • The Top Five Mistakes Parents Make With Kid ...
  • The Top Five Funniest Websites
  • The Top Five Nascar Drivers
  • The Top Five Financial Mistakes People Make ...
  • The Top Five Candy Bars With Peanut Butter
  • The Top Five Foods That Help you Lose Weigh ...
  • The Top Five Places to Retire
  • The Top Five Walt Disney Movies
  • The Top Five Funniest Jokes
  • The Top Five Schools for Business Managemen ...
  • The Top Five Steps on How to Save Money
  • The Top Five Most Hated Celebrities