Bring a list or a bag with all your medicines (including over the counter drugs and herbal supplements) when you go to your medical appointments, the pharmacy, or the hospital
Ask your pharmacist and clinician questions about your medicines.
Get all your prescriptions from the same pharmacy. Ask your pharmacist about interactions among your medications.
Make sure your medicine is what was ordered.
Ask how to use the medicine correctly
Ask about possible side effects
Figure out the best way to remember to take your medicine. Associate it with something else, like brushing your teeth or a reminder on your cell phone.