Back-to-school plans should include proper medication use

September 14, 2007

Back-to-school planning should include medication plan

As parents prepare students for the school year, there are many tips and tools to help ensure that important medications are taken as prescribed, so stated AstraZeneca in a press release. Patients and their families should talk to their healthcare providers about proper medication frequency, benefits, potential side effects, allergic sensitivities, as well as any questions about cost and insurance coverage. It's best to contact the child's school about specific requirements and restrictions. For any questions on forms and other requirements, parents should contact the child's school or talk directly to their school nurses, AZ recommended.

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