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Safe medicine disposal

Learn how to properly dispose of your old medicines

Spring-cleaning is the perfect time to clean out your medicine cabinet and get rid of expired medications and those you no longer need. Keeping old medicines around can be dangerous, especially if they are in reach of children. Knowing how often you should clean out your medicine cabinet and how to properly dispose of medicines will help to avoid accidental ingestion and even abuse of medication.

Prescription drug abuse is a rising issue in...

  February 8, 2017   Medicine, Safety, medication 0 Comments   Read More

How often should you clean out your medicine cabinet?

Medication expiration dates matter

You hear your child coughing as he plays in the next room. After listening for a few minutes, you decide it’s bad enough that you should give him some cough medicine. Then, you discover the medicine expired three months ago. Now you must load your child into the car to purchase new medicine to ensure you aren’t risking his health by giving him expired medication.  

Keeping track of the expiration date of medicines and properly disposing of them is important...

  February 6, 2017   Medicine, medication 0 Comments   Read More

Buy over-the-counter medications from urgent care clinic

Receive care and medicines at single urgent care visit

To give you the best care possible and save you time and money, Velocity Care’s urgent clinics in Shreveport (Mansfield Road and Youree Drive) and Bossier City are pleased to now offer you over-the-counter medications, including:  

  December 30, 2016   medication, Over-the-counter 0 Comments   Read More

Get the facts on how your medications interact with certain foods

Velocity Care takes a look at the 6 most common foods that you should avoid while taking medications

Talking with your doctor or pharmacist is always a good idea before taking any new medications. It’s important to know the correct dosage and whether you should take medicine with food or on an empty stomach. You should also be aware of what foods you should avoid, because certain combinations of food and medicine can cause your medication to be less effective or even cause serious adverse...

  September 30, 2016   medication, interaction 0 Comments   Read More

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