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Decision Points for Medicines


Decision Points are designed to guide you through key health decisions, combining medical information with your personal information to make a wise health decision. Click on a link below to learn more about medicines for your condition:

  • Acne: Should I Take Isotretinoin for Severe Acne?
  • ADHD: Should My Child Take Medicine for ADHD?
  • Allergies: Should I Take Allergy Shots?
  • Allergies: Should I Take Shots for Insect Sting Allergies?
  • Alzheimer's Disease: Should I Take Medicines?
  • Aspirin: Should I Take Daily Aspirin to Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke?
  • Atrial Fibrillation: Should I Take an Anticoagulant to Prevent Stroke?
  • Atrial Fibrillation: Which Anticoagulant Should I Take To Prevent Stroke?
  • Basal Cell Skin Cancer: Should I Have Surgery or Use Medicated Cream?
  • Breast Cancer: Should I Have Chemotherapy for Early-Stage Breast Cancer?
  • Bronchitis: Should I Take Antibiotics?
  • Depression: Should I Stop Taking My Antidepressant?
  • Depression: Should I Take an Antidepressant?
  • Depression: Should I Take Antidepressants While I'm Pregnant?
  • Depression: Should My Child Take Medicine to Treat Depression?
  • Diabetes, Type 2: Should I Take Insulin?
  • Ear Infection: Should I Give My Child Antibiotics?
  • Ear Problems: Should My Child Be Treated for Fluid Buildup in the Middle Ear?
  • Endometriosis: Should I Use Hormone Therapy?
  • Enlarged Prostate: Should I Take Medicine?
  • Erection Problems: Should I Take Medicine?
  • Erection Problems: Should I Try Injection Treatments?
  • Flu Vaccines: Should I Get a Flu Vaccine?
  • GERD: Which Treatment Should I Use?
  • Headaches: Should I Take Medicine to Prevent Migraines?
  • Hepatitis B: Should I Take Antiviral Medicine for Chronic Hepatitis B?
  • High Blood Pressure: Should I Take Medicine?
  • HPV: Should I Get the Vaccine?
  • HPV: Should My Child Get the Vaccine?
  • Hyperthyroidism: Should I Use Antithyroid Medicine or Radioactive Iodine?
  • Hysterectomy and Oophorectomy: Should I Use Estrogen Therapy (ET)?
  • Infertility: Should I Have Treatment?
  • Insomnia: Should I Take Sleeping Pills?
  • Menopause: Should I Use Hormone Therapy (HT)?
  • Miscarriage: Should I Have Treatment to Complete a Miscarriage?
  • Multiple Sclerosis: Should I Start Taking Medicines for MS?
  • Obesity: Should I Take Weight-Loss Medicine?
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Should I Take Medicine for OCD?
  • Osteoporosis: Should I Take Bisphosphonate Medicines?
  • Panic Disorder: Should I Take Medicine?
  • Prediabetes: Which Treatment Should I Use?
  • Pregnancy: Should I Have an Epidural During Childbirth?
  • Prostate Cancer: Should I Have Radiation or Surgery for Localized Prostate Cancer?
  • Quitting Smoking: Should I Use Medicine?
  • Shingles: Should I Get a Shot to Prevent Shingles?
  • Sinusitis: Should I Take Antibiotics?
  • Statins: Should I Take Them?
  • Uterine Fibroids: Should I Use GnRH-a Therapy?
  • Warts: Should I Treat Warts?
  • Weight Management: Should I Use Over-the-Counter Diet Aids?

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