Drug history DH

It is important to obtain full details of the prescribed drugs and any olher medications the patient may be taking. These include over-the-counter remedies and alternative medicine treatments, particularly herbal remedies, laxatives, analgesics and vitamin/mineral supplements. The name of each drug, the dose, dosage regime and duration of treatment should be noted, along with significant side-effects. In hospital, not uncommonly, the patient may not know the name of a drug and may have omitted lo bring the medication. In such circumstances the patient's general practice should be contacted to obtain the details. This is also advisable when douht arises about the accuracy of the information - for instance when the account seems unlikely or potentially hazardous. A drug addict may be intentionally misleading the doctor ahout his or her regular supply.

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