Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Medication safety check online is a healthcare service that helps monitor the safety of the medications (including prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs, nutritional supplements and herbal extracts). helps patients stay safer by:

1. Routinely checking the safety of their medications, screening for drug-drug and drug-disease interactions.

2. Alerting the patient and the doctor (optional) as important safety information arises for the medications.

3. Providing an easily accessible summary of the medications and conditions that the patient can share with his/her healthcare team.

4. Helping the patient learn and share treatment satisfaction and side effect information within the patient community.