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    Questions for the Doctor About Your New Prescription

    • What is the prescription?
    • Why do I need this drug?
    • What will this drug do for me?
    • How much do I take, how often, and for how long?
    • Does it matter what time of day I take this drug?
    • What side effects should I watch for?
    • What should I do if I have a bad reaction?
    • How will this drug interact with other prescription or over-the-counter drugs I am taking?
    • How will this drug interact with vitamins, herbal supplements, or foods?
    • If I feel better before I finish the prescription, should I keep taking this drug?
    • Are there other prescription, over-the-counter, or generic drugs I could take instead?
    • What else should I know about this drug?

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    Reviewed by David T. Derrer, MD on February 27, 2016

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