Medication Management

Family Practice & Medical Weight Loss located in Sheridan, WY
Medication Management

Medication Management services offered in Sheridan, WY

Whether you take multiple medications or need help managing your prescriptions, medication management at Zorumske Family Practice in Sheridan, Wyoming, provides the support and guidance necessary to optimize your medication regimen and ensure your health and safety. Toni Orum, APRN, FNP-C, specializes in mental health medication management as well as care for chronic diseases to minimize prescription interactions and unwanted side effects, ensuring that you receive the highest level of personalized care to optimize your health and well-being. Call or schedule an appointment online to learn more.

What is medication management?

Medication management is a medically supervised process that aims to ensure you use medications safely, effectively, and appropriately to optimize health outcomes. It involves many techniques to maximize the benefits of medications while minimizing potential side effects and complications. 

With extensive experience in medication management, Toni coordinates care with other medical professionals, such as physicians, pharmacists, and nurses, to track, monitor, and adjust medication regimens based on your needs and goals.

What are the benefits of medication management?

Proper medication management offers several benefits for individuals with mental health challenges, chronic diseases, and for those taking multiple medications. Benefits include:

Medication adherence

A medically supervised medication management plan ensures that you take each medication as prescribed, which can encourage adherence to the plan and maximize the therapeutic benefits of the medications.

Minimized medication interactions

Toni can carefully review and assess potential drug interactions to avoid potentially harmful combinations that may occur when you take multiple medications simultaneously.

Improved safety

Because medication management is precise, Toni considers your medical history, treatment goals, and underlying conditions (allergies, asthma, etc.) to ensure the highest level of safety when introducing new prescriptions.

Better health outcomes

Managing medications allows Toni to optimize your treatment, adjust dosages when necessary, and monitor the effectiveness of each prescription for enhanced symptom control and disease management.

Who should consider medication management?

Medication management is beneficial for individuals who are taking multiple medications, experiencing difficulty in adhering to their medication regimen, or seeking to optimize the effectiveness and safety of their medications. 

Having a personalized plan in place is especially important for people with chronic conditions that require long-term medication use, such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma, or mental health disorders, like anxiety or depression.  

Toni may also recommend a medication management plan if you’ve recently had changes in your medication regimen. A medically supervised plan can reduce side effects of medication changes and address medication-related concerns to help you achieve better health outcomes.

Medication management is a vital part of comprehensive health care that optimizes medication use, promotes patient safety, and enhances the effectiveness of treatment plans. Call Zorumske Family Practice today or schedule an appointment online to learn more.