Things to share with your prescriber (to increase the likelihood your meds will help):

  • You're skipping doses due to the drug's effects
  • The accurate amount you  use of alcohol, marijuana, and caffeine, and nicotine
  • Previous negative experiences with medications
  • Inability to pay for the drug
  • You never started the medication or you are taking less than the full dose, or irregularly
  • You want approval to take more/less of the drug
  • You are having unusual muscle movements, odd sensory effects, are very overheated, or there's a large change in the amount you are eating.

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