Medication Management

Addiction Medicine & Mental Health located in Catonsville, MD

Medication Management

Tracking and using medications as intended can be difficult when you have a mental health condition, take multiple medications, or have more than one chronic condition. At EsiaCare in Parkville, Maryland, addiction medicine specialist Grace Agboh, NP, offers medication management to resolve prescription confusion. Call the EsiaCare today or schedule an appointment to learn more.

Medication Management Q&A

What is medication management?

Medication management ensures individuals use medications safely and effectively. It involves prescribing medications, assessing their effects and desired outcomes, monitoring their efficacy and side effects, and adjusting dosages if necessary. 

Collaborating with a health care professional is a key aspect of medication management. This approach aims to optimize the benefits of medications while minimizing potential risks and complications. At EsiaCare, your provider uses medication management to achieve the best possible outcomes and improve your overall health and well-being.

What are the benefits of medication management?

Medication management offers many benefits for people struggling with mental health conditions, addiction, or substance use disorders. Benefits include:

Improved treatment outcomes

Carefully managing and overseeing medication use allows your EsiaCare provider to identify potential risks, adjust dosages when needed, and modify your plan for better treatment outcomes.

Better medication adherence

Medication management removes the burden of remembering complex medication regimens, organizing prescriptions, and tracking refills so you can focus on your health.

Reduced side effects and interactions

With careful planning and oversight, you can rest assured you’re taking the proper medications and dosages at optimal times, reducing potential prescription interactions and side effects.

Personalized care

EsiaCare providers review your medical history, current health status, and specific needs to ensure each medication is appropriate for your unique circumstances.

Who should consider medication management?

EsiaCare providers recommend medication management to complement treatment plans for mental health conditions, eating disorders, or substance use disorders. Individuals who may benefit from medication management include those with:

  • Chronic health conditions
  • Mental health concerns
  • Multiple chronic conditions
  • Complex medication regimens
  • Transitioning from inpatient to outpatient care
  • Cognitive decline
  • A history of medication-related medical problems

After a careful medical history review, physical exam, and lab work, your Esia Care provider may add medication management to your treatment regimen. 

They work with you to determine the best medications, dosages, and administration schedules for your specific needs and goals. Close monitoring lets your provider track your progress and intervene if negative symptoms arise.

Medication management can improve treatment outcomes. Your provider can adjust your plan as needed to meet your changing needs. Call EsiaCare today or schedule an appointment online to learn more.