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How can you make sure you don't miss taking heart failure medication?

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Don't wait until you are completely out of the drug before refilling your prescriptions. When traveling, keep drugs with you so you can take them as scheduled. On longer trips, take an extra week's supply of medications and copies of your prescriptions, in case you need to get a refill.

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "How Can I Live With Heart Failure?" and "Heart Failure Medications."

MedlinePlus: "Heart failure - Medicines."

Mayo Clinic: "Heart Failure."

 

 

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 2, 2019

SOURCES:

American Heart Association: "How Can I Live With Heart Failure?" and "Heart Failure Medications."

MedlinePlus: "Heart failure - Medicines."

Mayo Clinic: "Heart Failure."

 

 

 

Reviewed by James Beckerman on May 2, 2019

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