Dr. Jessica Chao

Pharmacology
Mercer Island, WA
11 years experience female

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Bio

I am a pharmacist with training from University of Washington and Hopkins. Love to take care of patients and do therapy management. I have been seeing patients at clinics and work with providers to better management drug therapies. Hook me up with challenging questions!

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Pharmacology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Chao
11 years experience Pharmacology
Depends: Excedrin contains tylenol (or acetaminophen)/caffeine/aspirin. For some people, tylenol alone can help with their headache. For more severe headache ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Chao
11 years experience Pharmacology
Take at night helps: Simvastatin works best when it's taken at night because your cholesterol synthesis occurs at night. However, the difference between 5pm and 9pm is mi ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Chao
11 years experience Pharmacology
Taper down: If you have been taking Ativan (lorazepam) for awhile and want to decrease it, then i would do it over a few weeks and cut half the dose every week un ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. chao is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. chao is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Washington School of Medicine, WA
Graduated 2010MD
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