Annual medical review

3) Review of medication

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At your annual medical review your doctor may discuss the following;

  • How you are taking your medication.
  • The dose of your medication.
  • Any changes to your medication.
  • If you have had a hospital admission or exacerbation you may be offered “stand by” or “rescue medication” to keep at home and take at the first sign of another exacerbation.
  • Any new symptoms or any symptoms which are getting worse.
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