Taking your medication properly

Whether they relieve a painful headache, treat your little one’s fever, or control hypertension, medications are part of your daily life and essential to your health and that of your loved ones!

Taking them is no trivial matter, which is why it’s important to know how to use, administer, and store them. In this guide you’ll find valuable tips and advice regarding medications for children, adults, and seniors.

Table of contents

  • Using medication: A few basics
  • The ABCs of storing medication
  • Administering medication to children
  • When medication tastes bad
  • Does it really matter if you take antibiotics exactly as prescribed?
  • How can you remind yourself to take your medication?
  • Travelling and medication: How to make sure you don’t miss the boat
Download this PSST guide in PDF format
Go to your local Familiprix pharmacy to pick up a print version of this PSST! guide. It’s free!