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Rely on an Essentia pharmacist to help you make sure your medications are working as best as they can for you. During a medication management consultation you will have uninterrupted one-on-one time with a pharmacist. These visits occur at Essentia Health primary care clinics and may be in-person or via video conference. A typical visit lasts 20 to 60 minutes. During your consultation, we will:
Anytime you take a prescription or non-prescription drug, you can benefit from medication management. Our pharmacists can help make sure you’re using your medicine safely and effectively when you:
Your clinical pharmacist will work directly with your health care team to help you manage your medications and achieve your health care goals.
Many insurance plans, including Medicaid, offer benefits for these services. In most cases, there is little to no cost to you.
When you start a new medication, make sure you have complete, accurate information about it so you can avoid potential problems. When you pick up a new medication, ask your Essentia pharmacist:
Ask your pharmacist about how custom packaging can help you get the right dose of the right medicine at the right time—especially if you take multiple prescriptions. With our easy-to-use pill-tracker blister packs, we can coordinate your medications so it’s easier for you to follow the routine your care team recommends.
Review your medications with an Essentia Health pharmacist near you. To schedule an appointment, call 218-576-0130.