Your healthcare team are there to support you whatever the situation. Having open and honest conversations with them about how you are feeling, your treatment, your expectations and your concerns is very important to get the support you need to get well and stay well. Working with your healthcare team you should try to identify what is the best treatment choice for you and your life. If you are experiencing difficulties with your current treatment, discuss this with your healthcare team to see if there are other options which might be suitable for you.
You can actively contribute to the success of this cooperation by preparing for these meetings: you could try making a list of questions, concerns or thoughts. This can help you remember what it is you want to talk about and get the most out of your time together.
Sometimes it’s hard to decide how you are feeling about your medication and why. The below list of questions can be helpful to ask yourself and may be discussed on your next visit to your healthcare team - it should help you to have a conversation that really helps you: