Infusion Therapy

Why Do I Have To Inject My Medicine? Understanding Route of Administration

Author: Jennifer Klutka, Clinical Pharmacist   If you’re prescribed a self-injected medication, it can be intimidating and scary at first. Many people wonder why they have to inject their medication instead of taking it in a pill form. The way medicine gets into your body matters. The term “route of administration” describes how you take…

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Home Infusion Therapy Experience Led by Muataz, Dallas Pharmacy Manager

Author: Amber Pharmacy  Home infusion therapy requires specialized expertise, especially from the pharmacists who manage these therapies. Successful outcomes depend on the infusion pharmacist making sound clinical decisions, coordinating with a patient’s entire healthcare team and adjusting the infusion therapy to meet each patient’s unique needs. Patients and healthcare providers both rely on the infusion…

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4 Benefits to Home Infusion Therapy

Author: Muataz Noffel, Clinical Pharmacist  There are many different ways to take your medicine. Taking medicine orally means you’re swallowing a pill or formula. Getting your medicine through infusion therapy means it’s administered directly into your vein. Many different conditions can be treated with infusion therapy. Sometimes infusion therapy lasts a couple weeks. In some…

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Self-Injection: Overcoming Your Fears

By: Kris Admire, Certified Case Manager, Patient Education & Resources Manager and Lori Wells, Pharm.D., Clinical Pharmacist Many medications that treat complex conditions require injections that you have to give yourself at home. Getting a shot is never fun but having to give it to yourself can be daunting—especially when you’re first getting started. Sometimes the…

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