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4 Tips for Sticking with Your Injectable Medication Routine

By Kerry Weiss
Reviewed by Allison Truong, M.D.
October 03, 2022

When you’re prescribed an injectable medication for managing a chronic condition, it’s important to take it consistently and as directed.

“That means taking it on time, taking the right dose, and using the right route of administration,” says Elizabeth Schulman, M.D., a rheumatologist at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.

If you don't take your medication as prescribed, you aren't likely to benefit from it. Medications are designed to work in a specific way that requires adherence—meaning following all the instructions.