River Oaks Psych

Medication Management

Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, Behavioral Health & Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner located in Fairlawn, OH
Medication Management

Medication Management services offered in Fairlawn, OH

Medications can be helpful for anxiety, depression, PTSD, mood disorders, psychotic disorders, and many other mental health disorders. Careful monitoring is important for positive outcomes. At River Oaks Psych in Ohio, Rochelle Tatarka, APRN provides medication management to help monitor for side effects, adverse reactions, and relief of symptoms. Call River Oaks Psych to learn more about the advantages medication management.

Medication Management Q & A

What is medication management?

Medication management involves frequent follow-up visits, monitoring symptom control, side effects, adverse reactions, medication interactions, and positive outcomes. Medication management is an essential role in health care for anyone taking medications.

Medications are important in managing symptoms of depression, anxiety, bipolar, PTSD, psychotic disorders, and many other disorders. You may require medications for a limited time until you recover, or you might need to stay on medication for life. 

Medication management is important for monitoring symptoms and achieving positive outcomes.

How does medication management help me?

  • Monitoring for effectiveness in symptom management
  • Monitoring for side effects
  • Monitoring for adverse reactions
  • Changes in dosage or frequency
  • Additional medications needed
  • Changes in medical conditions
  • Changes in medical medications
  • Changes in your symptoms
  • Increasing positive outcomes

What happens at a medication management review?

A medication management visit is an evaluation of medication effectiveness, side effects, adverse reactions, and medication interactions. Your provider will need to know your medical medications, medical conditions, and if you are taking your medications as prescribed. Frequent monitoring is needed due to changes in symptoms, changes in medical conditions, and changes in medical medications. You will need to inform your providers of all medications taken and prescribed by other providers, and if you are taking over the counter medications, herbal remedies, and supplements. 

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