It is known to all that cancer patients extend their lives by medication for a long time. So each visiting of doctor, they will get many medicines and related instructions. However, most patients cannot remember well the instructions that it will lead to improper medication. Cancer specialists suggested that patients should know the medicine they are taking and medication instructions clearly to ensure rational medication and best therapeutic effect.
Following points should be noted for a cancer patient to have medicine.
It is very important. Medicines divide to oral medicine and external remedy. So patients have to know it clear to avoid the questions may bring up from improper medication.
2. Know more about oral medicine
It is necessary to be clear about the instructions of oral medicine like dosage, times, taboos and the best time to have medicine. Reasonable medication not only can improve the medicine efficacy, but also can reduce the toxic side effects from medicine.
3. Side effects of medicine
According to traditional Chinese medicine, all the medicines got 30% poison. So the side effects of medicine are the most important part for patients to know about. Only when patients learn the toxic side effect of medicine can they judge if some symptoms may occur after medication are normal reaction. This can help patients to control the untoward reaction and regulate the treatment early accordingly.