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Medications - Chemotherapy

Why should someone undergoing chemotherapy wear a MedicAlert medical ID ?

Chemotherapy is a cancer treatment that is toxic to cells in your body. It can cause memory problems, dehydration, confusion, bleeding issues and other side effects. In a medical emergency, there are a number of drug interactions that may occur for patients undergoing chemotherapy. When side effects bring you to the emergency room, it is critical that doctors know your condition and which drugs are part of your chemo regimen. Let your MedicAlert medical ID speak for you when you need it most. Sign Up

How does MedicAlert work for people undergoing chemotherapy?

Your MedicAlert medical ID bracelet is just what it sounds like: a medical alert to any paramedics or doctors who might be trying to save you in an emergency. Awareness of your condition can save you when every second counts.

Doctors often recommend that people wear an official MedicAlert ID bracelet. As a charity, we’ve been the trusted emergency information experts in Canada for over 60 years. Only MedicAlert ensures your bracelet is custom engraved in standard medical language reviewed by MedicAlert's medically trained specialists, and includes a 24/7 hotline to answer emergency questions from paramedics and emergency responders.

In fact, your MedicAlert medical ID works even when you're traveling. Our exclusive hotline specialists pick up the phone to take calls from paramedics in over 140 languages.

What types of medical IDs does MedicAlert have?

Your MedicAlert ID can be a bracelet, necklace, watch, wristband, and more. Our materials include gold, silver, stainless steel, and more. Browse our styles of MedicAlert ID jewellery for men, women and children.