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As a senior, you know how hard it is to keep track of your medicines and follow your doctor's orders. But your health can really suffer if you're not sure how to take your medicine or if you skip a dose.

We can help.

ChecKmeds NC makes it easier to get your pharmacist's help in going over your medicines to make sure they work well for you. A ChecKmeds NC pharmacist will meet with you and look at all of your medicines. Then s/he will make sure you know:

  • When and how to take your medicine
  • If there are ways you can save money by making some changes
  • If you need to change the drugs you are taking (due to side effects or if there are drugs that can't be taken at the same time)

Then the pharmacist will talk with your doctor about any changes that are needed in the drugs you take.

Am I eligible?

If you are 65 years of age or older, live in North Carolina and take part in a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan, you can get this free service.

ChecKmeds NC is a free service paid for by the NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund.