What is a Pharmacological Consult?
The goal of a pharmacological consultation is to optimize medication therapy and improve patient outcomes. Dr. Kara B. Goddard, a licensed pharmacist with over 13 years of experience in providing consultations to patients, can help ensure that patients are using medications safely and effectively to manage their health conditions. A consultation with Dr. Goddard can provide personalized recommendations to improve medication efficacy, reduce adverse effects, and promote better health outcomes.
What Should I Expect During a Consultation?
During a pharmacological consultation, Dr. Goddard will review the patient's medical history, including any chronic conditions, allergies, and previous medication use. This may also include a review of the patient's current medications, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and supplements, in order to identify any potential drug interactions or adverse effects.
Based on this information, Dr. Goddard will make personalized recommendations for medication changes, such as adjusting dosages, switching to a different medication, or adding a new medication.
The consultation services offered include:
- Providing medication advice, both prescription and over-the-counter, to address any questions patients may have about potential interactions with other medications, vitamins, or supplements.
- Discussing lifestyle modifications that can improve medication efficacy and overall health outcomes.
- Providing guidance on the use of vitamins and supplements.
- Discussing the skin care products offered, including those that may increase redness with sun exposure, as well as recommending appropriate sunscreens.
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