My Medication Card
To make sure you use medicines safely, we suggest you:
Regional Health has been serving the health care needs of
western South Dakota and the Black Hills region for more than
30 years. As a public service, Regional Health is providing
these FREE medication cards. The medication cards will help
pharmacies and health care facilities provide accurate care to
patients. Pharmacists, hospitals, and health care systems take precautions to prevent medication errors.
This card allows you to do your part in preventing error.
Wallet medication card
- Keep a list of all current medicines you take: prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, herbal supplements, nutrition pills, inhalers and nebulizers.
- Also keep a list of medicines you cannot take due to allergies.
- Learn the names of the medicines you take, the dosage, and how often.
- Ask if there are things you should avoid like: foods, fluids, other medicines, or activities while taking the medicines.
- Ask for information about your medicines.
- Be sure to ask questions if you have concerns.
- Share with your family what medicines you are taking and when you take them
- Fill out the attached medication card, tear off, and carry it with you at all times.
Keep it up to date and bring it with you to each hospital or doctor's visit. If you ever have any questions about your medications, dosage, or use, please talk to your pharmacist, doctor or nurse.