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.
20 Tips To Help Prevent Medical Errors (PDF) 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.
Mayo Clinic recommendations to reduce medication errors - the best defense is asking questions. Check out Mayo Clinic’s site to help reduce medication errors.