On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, pharmacist Ashley Wensil discusses the hospital’s free Medication Management Program.
Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth.
This month’s misconception: The bathroom medicine cabinet is the best place to store medications.
It seems like a good idea – having your medications all in one place within easy reach. Many bathrooms feature a mirrored chest attached to the wall commonly known as a medicine cabinet, so this seems like the natural place to store your medications. But, while it’s convenient, this spot may be one of the worst places to store your prescriptions.
While being active and eating well are key elements to maintaining your health, so is properly managing your medications. However, keeping track of multiple medications and supplements can be a little confusing.