Standard medication instructions for patient use include medication names, description, and possible side effects, as well as usage, precautions, interactions, and more for both prescription and non-prescription drugs. This information is designed to reduce adverse effect incidents and enable proper usage for better outcomes. More detailed drug information is also available in expanded content sets. Alternative medicine information can also be added for those facilities whose specialties of care might indicate patients’ use and history of alternative medications.
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