Mayo Clinic Minute: Heat and how it affects medication
Temperature can impact any medication a person is taking, but some are more prone to problems than others. Store your medication in a cool, dry place. If you keep them in a bathroom where you shower, leave the medicine in the original container.
And some medicines can cause heat intolerance.
Those may include:
• Blood pressure medication
• Psychiatric medications
If you have questions about your medication, it’s important to ask.
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