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How often would you say that you take your medications as prescribed?

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    • RMSjohns

      263d

      I have a box with 4 times a day and 2days worth in my purse for emergencies. I set my alarm on my phone. If I wait 2 long I cannot stand the pain!

    • GiGi1965

      728d

      Sometimes I just firget until it's to late

    • Littlebit

      728d

      Every day first in the morning then at night same time

    • born69inpain

      728d

      I always take all my meds e aptly how I'm told to. I don't play around. I need my meds to get out of bed to go to work

      • bjcsg

        292d

        @born69inpain I'm the same I need my meds so I can work

    • Shrek

      728d

      8 am then 8pm everyday i have alarms set to take meds

    • elvisgirl77

      728d

      Everyday, but then I do something stupid like forget to put in my 2 anxiety meds that I keep on my dresser because I have to take them in the middle of the day too. I figured this out, 2 days into wondering why I couldn't sleep at 4am. 😜 gonna be a long day with the 3 year old.

    • AlikeMe

      728d

      It would seem like the experts are wrong lol

    • elvisgirl77

      728d

      Shocker!🤗

    • Jennifer121212

      728d

      I'm not very good at it, even with an App or alarm on my phone. I need support, but, that isn't an option, oh well

    • frankadella

      728d

      I usually take my nighttime meds like clockwork, because I need them to sleep. Sometimes I forget my morning meds and will take them late… but I’ve been pretty good about being on top of it!

    • Pookymemaw2008

      728d

      I take meeds of 1 kind or another 5 times per day.

    • Psalms

      728d

      Take daily because health issues.

    • cheeseburger

      728d

      Every morning

    • GiGi1965

      728d

      👍

    • Emma37

      724d

      I take them every morning with the first glass of water. They've been very helpful for me so there is no way I'll skip taking my meds.

    • born69inpain

      723d

      @Jennifer121212 no one is perfect I get my meds out daily as tou not feel overwhelmed trying to keep up. I also have alarms on my phone as well as CVS will put together a list of meds and times to take which med to take when reminders get texted to my phone. There are also companies that package your meds in little pouches for the month that reminds you on taken. Just keep trying your best and I suggest talk to your Dr to see if you could be eligible for the pill packs or any other item that might be helpful to you. I wish you and everyone here all the best

    • darthmomma

      722d

      I am afraid not to take it. I read that it could cause strokes and heart issues. Both are terrible in both sides of my family.

    • CatGrrl

      719d

      I was really bad at taking my medications until I got Hero!! It notifies me when it's time to take my meds and the real saving grace, it automatically notifies my daughter when I don't take them. When she gets that notification, I can count on her to call me and find out why I'm not taking my meds. Since I don't want to deal with phone call, I take my meds when I'm supposed to.

    • Ellen

      718d

      Every morning before I drink my first coffee. I put my meds near the coffee machine, that way I never forget to take them.

    • Littlebit

      716d

      All of the time

    • drp

      716d

      I take most of them every day, but my trazodone to help me go to sleep i don’t take as often since it makes me so groggy

    • Meme619

      714d

      I take anti-rejection drugs so I HAVE to take them exactly on schedule. The problem is I also have gastroparesis that leaves me with nausea and vomiting. When I do miss my meds its because I've thrown them back up.

    • BearMommy22

      714d

      I have multiple medications that I take multiple times a day, so I need to have a regular routine. I take medication 6 different times during the day.

    • Neomi

      714d

      I take my meds regularly but occasionally especially when I'm on vacation or when Im not at home, I skip taking them.

    • Mars

      711d

      I do a good job, unless the side effects outweigh the benefits, in which case I stop.

    • BucolicRose

      709d

      With ADHD, taking my depression meds on time sounds like a joke lol. I mean I take it when I need it since I'm unemployed at the moment and in a (mostly) healthy relationship, and out of a toxic environment. I'm trying to take them more consistently, and every time I taken them I always see the difference it makes, I just wish I could remember more often. I am not medicated for ADHD yet as I've moved states, but 🤞🏻. Alarms and reminders just don't work for me. 😥

    • IAmTired247

      709d

      ADHD makes me forget easily

    • neoncrusader

      700d

      I dislike the way my medicine makes me feel a lot of the time, so it depends on whether or not I really feel like taking them.

    • JoAnn

      691d

      I have adhd and I remember to take my meds because without them I don’t remember anything 😂

    • chronicillness

      691d

      I have hard time remembering to take mine 😥

    • fallonsly

      688d

      I just take mine when I start to feel symptoms or right before bed. It's been working alright. Doc said to take 3-4 a day so no set schedule

    • Matthew

      673d

      I have a question

    • blondiluv

      661d

      I take my medications twice a day -every day..

    • ailand

      652d

      I barely take all of them, I just take the anxiety meds most days because I typically remember how anxious I get, and then consistently fail to take the rest. At this point they should just inject all the Vitamin D I need to get to normal levels into my bloodstream and see what happens

    • Mynt

      652d

      the ones in my pill box - nearly every day. the ones that cant go in my pill box (chewable vitamin c, routine inhaler) rarely :/

    • jb13087

      652d

      We forget a lot of times bc we are a system and kiddos dont know how to take actual pills

    • Poggers

      647d

      All day everyday no breaks. Type 1 Diabetic here.

    • Dhadhu

      646d

      I have an alarm set to take my meds at the same time everyday. If I dismiss the alarm and decide I'll take it a little later I will forget so before I go to bed I will say goodnight to my google assistant on my phone and they will ask did I take my meds so I will take it then. Extremely helpful.

    • RosesForMyDear

      646d

      Adhd makes me forget easily but my partner set an alarm on both my phone and his so that I always take my meds at the same time every day (and he will give me a reminder about my vitamin d3 every week by just handing it to me lol)

    • Melmusic

      631d

      I’m looking for a doctor that can prescribe the medication I need I just got health insurance.

    • DaniBear

      607d

      i have a transplant so i have to. if i do not my body will reject my kidney transplant. the best advice i can give is to get a pill box and have reminders on your phone. or a friend who can hold you accountable.

    • slothsoul

      607d

      I ALWAYS take my medications if I have access. It's the having access part that has been this issue, not my desire to take my medications.

    • WRaven

      497d

      I was in denial that the medication was working for me for couple months.. I used to not be active on my mendicatiob because of it which just didnt help at all. Nowdays I understand how its truly helping and I try my best to take it as proscribed. So far I have forgotten adveragly about 1 time every 2 weeks.

    • PumpkinBabe

      497d

      I have made it part of my nightly routine to take my meds. (Luckily all my meds can be taken at night if I so choose, I've told my doctor I don't remember taking them any other time of the day so we've discussed it and it's fine)

    • Ally79

      477d

      My memory problems from my stroke make it hard to remember

    • yumzy199725

      295d

      Most of the time like clock work but I sometimes forget and one day can make a difference with out taking your inhalers you don't realise how much you need them until you forget.

    • plant

      295d

      I usually take them daily, so when I forget, it feels like the end of the world fr

    • Tracks

      295d

      I usually do as much as I can. I forget them every once in a while tho, or when I forget to bring them with me if I stay over at a my parents.

    • AsheyBashey

      295d

      I don't have medication even if I needed it I woukdnt know

    • Eren2273

      293d

      Something bad will happen if I miss most of my medications so I'm terrified of missing them

    • MixedBag0fMess

      293d

      I bought fun snacks to take them with, so when my alarm for my meds goes off I get excited cause it’s snacktime

      • bellacourse

        283d

        @MixedBag0fMess that's such a great idea!

    • angel715

      292d

      I'm good at taking them during the week because I work at 5:30 so I'll just take them on my drive to work(usually with a Capri sun). But the weekends are harder to remember

    • BbyBunnny

      264d

      I often forget my meds, so I use an app called medisafe to remind me

    • MerryHell93

      264d

      Luckily in my family we all remind each other and I have a dosette box so I know if I've taken mine or not

    • RMSjohns

      263d

      I have a box with 4 times a day and 2days worth in my purse for emergencies. I set my alarm on my phone. If I wait 2 long I cannot stand the pain!

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