“Increasing the effectiveness of adherence interventions may have a far greater impact on the health of the population than any improvement in specific medical treatments.” (WHO)*
*Haynes RB, Ackloo E, Sahota N, McDonald HP, Yao X. Interventions for enhancing medication adherence. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2008;(2):CD000011
Are you having trouble taking your medication?
Medication adherence continues to be a serious concern that impacts clinical outcomes and contributes to an increasing burden on the healthcare system. 30% of Canadians reported they stopped taking medication before they were advised to and about 25% reported not filling a prescription they were given or they took less medication than prescribed. Connect with one of our Pharmacists and we can discuss the importance of taking your medication(s) and support you with various tools and resources to improve health outcomes.