Posts Tagged ‘Medication Management’

Mailing Specialty Medications Efficiently and Accurately with Amber Pharmacy

Author: Michael Markowski, Lead Shipping Specialist One of the unique things about specialty pharmacy is that the medications are usually shipped directly to each patient’s front door. This requires a team of experienced, detail-oriented shipping specialists. At Amber Pharmacy, we know that behind every shipment is a patient. Our shipping specialists impact the outcome for…

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9 Tips that Make It Easier to Take Your Medicine

Author: Kathleen Bryant, Clinical Pharmacist Sometimes a spoonful of sugar doesn’t help the medicine go down. It can be hard to swallow pills and remember to take them every day. Knowing how to take your medication, when to take it and what to do if you skip a dose can be a challenge. The challenge…

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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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Long-Term MS Medication Management

Author: Jen Howder, Clinical Pharmacist on the Neurology Center of Excellence Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive disease that affects the central nervous system, causing inflammation and interrupting the flow of information from the brain to the body. Unfortunately, there is no cure for this chronic disease. With the right medication therapy, many people learn…

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Pharmacogenomics: Drug-Gene Testing for Personalized Treatments

Author: Chinye Nalls-Ahaiwe, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist When patients are newly diagnosed with a specific condition, doctors must often try several drug therapies before settling on one that effectively manages the disease and its symptoms, while avoiding as many undesirable side effects as possible. A drug that works for one patient may not work for another.…

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How to Conveniently Manage Your Meds with Mobile Apps

By: Kelli Wyant, Pharm.D., Pharmacy Supervisor Most of us live busy lives, which can make remembering to take medication difficult. If your treatment is complex and you have to take different pills at different times every day, it can be confusing, making the problem of forgetfulness even worse. Not taking medication as prescribed is called non-adherence.…

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