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What is medication adherence? Is that the same thing as compliance with what the doctor orders?
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Similar
Taking medication as prescribed is medication adherence.
Complying with all of the doctors orders (eg., smoking cessation, restricting salt intake, taking medications prescribed, etc.) is medical compliance.

In brief: Similar
Taking medication as prescribed is medication adherence.
Complying with all of the doctors orders (eg., smoking cessation, restricting salt intake, taking medications prescribed, etc.) is medical compliance.
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