I hear frequently from family caregivers that they are adjusting
their loved ones medications (increasing/decreasing dosage or taking
off, putting back on) because they know their loved one best and they
believe that a particular situation is a direct result of the
Knowing this is wrong, I suggest to them to
contact the physician before altering the medication regime at all.
I am unable to find printed information to show families that their
actions are dangerous, potentially harmful, and possibly illegal.
Does anyone have suggestions about this?
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