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UNBREAKABLE The OC Podcast : Bone Health + Osteoporosis

UNBREAKABLE The OC Podcast from Osteoporosis Canada features evidence-based information from healthcare providers and subject matter experts, as well as personal stories from those affected by osteoporosis.

Medication Adherence – Carla Purcell, RN
Original Air Date: April 19, 2023
Season 3, Episode 9

Have you started a prescription and then stopped taking it before its completion? Have you missed a dose or treatment as per the instructions provided by your healthcare provider? You’re definitely not alone. While it may not seem like a big deal to miss even one dose or one scheduled treatment, it could have very serious consequences. On this episode Carla Purcell, RN with the Nova Scotia Health Authority discusses why it’s so important to take medication as prescribed and follow a treatment schedule, why some people experience side effects and how to manage them and more.

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