Taking medicine correctly

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by lillieblake, Aug 1, 2008.

  1. lillieblake

    lillieblake New Member

    I have been on synthyroid or levothyroid since 1985. Went to a new endocrinologist yesterday, he is the first doctor to tell me to take this medication WITH water 1/2 hr before breakfast and any other medications!

    Make sure you are taking your medications they way they should be taken.

  2. kjfms

    kjfms Member

    Yes, we should always talk with our physicians and take any/all medications as our personal physician (not anyone else) recommends.

    I too feel this is a very important topic.

    As mentioned by another poster -- we [patients] always have the option of discussing our different medications with our PCPs , if we feel that a particular medication is not working for us.

    Thank you so much for the reminder,

    Karen :)
    [This Message was Edited on 08/01/2008]
  3. kjfms

    kjfms Member

    It sounds like you had a lousy physician.

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