Taking multiple medications can be confusing and increase your risk for unexpected health complications. At Lewis Family Psychiatry, the experienced medical team offers medication management services through an online telemedicine platform. They evaluate all medications that you or your child/teen take to identify interactions, prevent missed doses, and help you stay on a schedule that benefits your health. Call Lewis Family Psychiatry to schedule a medication management consultation or book an appointment online today.
Medication management describes services that ensure you’re taking the right medications at the proper dosage to relieve symptoms of a mental, emotional, or behavioral disorder.
Through medication management, the team can identify interactions certain medications can have and lower your risk for missed doses, abuse, and overdose. They also offer genetic testing resources to identify which medications are a good fit for your condition.
Lewis Family Psychiatry offers medication management services for children, teens and adults through an online telemedicine platform. They make sure you understand how to take medications correctly to improve their efficiency.
You may benefit from the medication management services available at Lewis Family Psychiatry if you take multiple medications to manage existing mental or physical health conditions like:
Many mental health conditions require that you take medications on a daily schedule to manage your symptoms and prevent side effects. The team can also assess every medication you take to ensure there are no interactions that can negatively affect your health.
During your initial medication management appointment at Lewis Family Psychiatry, you meet with your provider through the telemedicine platform at a pre-scheduled time. You connect with your provider online using your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
To prepare for your appointment, you should make a list of all medications you or your child/teen regularly takes, including vitamins and other supplements. Your provider reviews the type of medications, the dosage, and the reason you take them.
They also assess the effectiveness of the medications you or your child/teen takes and can make changes as needed to improve your treatment outcome.
In order to prevent missed doses, misuse, or overdose of medications, the team helps you establish a schedule to ensure you take medications as directed. They also provide counseling education to help you understand how the medication works and what potential side effects you may experience.
Call Lewis Family Psychiatry to schedule a medication management consultation or book a telemedicine appointment online today.