Medication Management

Psychiatry located in Mansfield, TX
Providing telehealth across Texas

Medication Management

Medication management is an important component in health care to ensure patients take the correct medicines with the right dosage. The Holistic Health and Psychiatry team in Mansfield, Texas, led by board-certified psychiatric nurse practitioner Peter Formusoh, PMHNP-BC, FNP-BC, provides comprehensive care, providing the highest level of medication management for safe, effective outcomes. To learn more, reach out by phone or book an appointment online today. Telehealth is also available for Texas residents.

What is medication management?

Medication management for mental health involves the careful prescription, administration, and ongoing monitoring of psychiatric medications to treat and alleviate symptoms of mental health conditions. 

At Holistic Health and Psychiatry, your provider finds the most effective medication, dosage, and treatment plan for an individual, considering factors like symptom severity, potential side effects, and the patient's overall well-being. 

Regular follow-up appointments and adjustments are made as needed to optimize treatment outcomes.

Why is medication management important?

The importance of medication management lies in optimizing the benefits of medications while minimizing potential risks and adverse effects. 

The Holistic Health and Psychiatry mental health team works collaboratively with patients and caregivers, ensuring that prescribed medications are taken as directed and that the treatment plan is aligned with the individual's health goals and needs.

When is medication management necessary?

Medication management is necessary for mental health conditions when symptoms significantly impact daily functioning or pose risks to your well-being. Conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia may require medication to stabilize mood, alleviate symptoms, and improve overall mental health. 

Your Holistic Health and Psychiatry provider can assess the severity and nature of your mental health condition before recommending and managing medications. This is often part of the comprehensive treatment plan that may include therapy and lifestyle interventions.

How does medication management work?

Your mental health professional provides a comprehensive assessment that includes a review of your medical history, current health status, and any pre-existing conditions or medications. 

Communication between your doctor, you, and other members of the healthcare team allows all relevant information to be gathered, ensuring a complete understanding of your health needs. Once a medication plan is established, your provider consistently monitors you to assess the medication's efficacy, potential side effects, and your adherence to the prescribed regimen. 

You can also expect regular follow-up appointments for continued monitoring and necessary adjustments as needed.

How do I play a role in medication management?

Effective medication management also involves patient education. Your provider informs you about the purpose of each medication, potential side effects, and the importance of adherence to the prescribed regimen. 

Your engagement is essential, as you play an active role in managing your medications and communicating any concerns or changes in your health to your healthcare professional. 

To learn more about medication management, call or book online now. You can also inquire about telehealth visits.