Dumfries & Galloway Health Board
Prescribing Support Team

Taking the Right Medicine

Posted: 10 Jul 06 Edited: 8 Aug 18
Patient Information Leaflets Miscellaneous

Taking the right medicine – helping us help you with your repeat medication

The RHS of your prescription provides you with an accurate record of all your current repeat medicines. ☺ It provides you with up-to-date information to carry with you when you speak to other health professionals e.g. hospital doctor, dentist, physiotherapist, nurse, pharmacistbr>
☺ It will help the pharmacist give you correct advice when you purchase medicines over the counter

☺ It will help you to be clear about which medicines to order at your GP practice.

☺ It will allow you to help the practice keep your repeat medication record up-to-date by informing them of any changes which need to be made.