At MidTown Pharmacy in Gadsden, AL, we want to be an important member of your healthcare team. We are a knowledgeable resource to get answers about medicine therapy and provide valuable advice about your healthcare plan. Our knowledgeable, helpful and friendly staff is ready, willing and eager to take the time to answer your questions and discuss any concerns you may have.
Ask Us for Advice
Here are 11 questions to get the conversation started:
- Can I keep up with my usual activities (such as driving) and routine while taking this medicine?
- Can this medicine be chewed, crushed, or dissolved to make it easier to swallow?
- Can this medicine be taken with other prescription and nonprescription medicines I’m taking?
- Does the pharmacy have an automatic prescription refill service?
- Does this pharmacy provide special services like home delivery?
- How long do I need to take this medication? Can I stop taking it if I feel better?
- Should this medicine be taken with or without food? Are there any foods or drinks to stay away from when taking this medicine?
- What is the dosage of the medicine and are there other special dosing instructions I should be aware of?
- What should I do if I inadvertently take too much of this medicine or miss a dose?
- What side effects should I be aware of?
- When traveling, what can I do if I misplace or run out of this medicine?
Print this list and take it with you on your next pharmacy visit.
New to Our Pharmacy?
If you’re new to our pharmacy, make a list of all the prescription medicines you’re currently taking – along with over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, supplements, and herbals. Give this list to our pharmacist and ask him or her to review it and store it with your records.
Good Advice for Caregivers
Consider filling all prescriptions at the same pharmacy to make it easier for the pharmacist to track possible adverse drug interactions or side effects.
Speak with our pharmacist about the family member or friend you’re caring for. In addition to asking us your questions, explain some of the things you do as a caregiver, such as helping with meals or visits with healthcare providers. Our knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly staff is ready, willing, and eager to take the time to answer your questions and discuss any concerns you may have..
Pharmacist Nathan Carter was born and raised in Gadsden, AL. He graduated from Emma Sansom High School and Samford Pharmacy School. He has been a pharmacist for 12 years. Earlier in his career, Nathan was a staff pharmacist at Riverview Regional Medical Center. He has also worked previously at Calhoun Cleburne Mental Health, Walmart, and the Birmingham VA Medical Center. He has two children, Mallory and Maleah, and attends New Destiny Christian Church.