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Taking your Medicine

Taking your Medicine

Why should you take some of your medicine with or after food and other medicine on an empty stomach and what exactly does this mean with regard the time since or until your next meal? I'm sure I'm not the only person who finds these instructions confusing. Janet Sluggett, Research Fellow: Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre, Sansom Institute for Health Research at University of South Australia, explains what these instructions actually mean and much more:

Useful links provided by the author:

NPS MedicineList+ Smartphone app for Android and Apple:

Pharmacy Services for Australians

Diabetes MedsCheck - an Australian in-pharmacy service that provides a review of medications with a focus on the consumer’s type 2 diabetes medication management:

The Home Medicines Review Program which is funded by the Australian Government and managed by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia:



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