One of the most common patient safety issues is medication errors. It is important that you keep a list of the medications that you are taking, the dosage and frequency, along with any supplements, and give this information to all of your healthcare providers.
Quick Tips When Getting a Prescription will help you understand what you need to learn about your prescription and getting it filled
The Med Form - To help you keep track of your current and important medication, pharmacy, and immunization information.
U.S. Food & Drug Administration - Helpful information from frequently asked questions regarding generic drugs, dietary supplements, side effects, drug approval and more.
"Help Avoid Mistakes With Your Medicine" Brochure (PDF) - From JCAHO's Speak UP Initiatives that promotes patient safety.