Specialty pharmacies are an essential part of the healthcare system due to the critical services they provide. They offer specialized medications for complex or rare conditions that are not commonly found at local pharmacies.
Limited distribution drugs (LDDs) are medications designed to treat complex or rare medical conditions such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis. These drugs are not typical over-the-counter medications.
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness and a time to learn about the symptoms and risk factors of ovarian cancer so you can be proactive about your health. Ovarian cancer often goes undetected until it has spread, so education and early detection are critical.
Psoriasis Action Month is a chance for you to connect with others in the psoriasis community, become empowered in managing your condition, and raise awareness about this autoimmune disease. Whether you've just received a diagnosis or have been living with psoriasis for years, take time this month to learn about the latest treatment options and set small goals to minimize your symptoms.
Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects joints in the body like those in the hands and feet. Specialty pharmacies with expertise in rheumatoid arthritis and other complex conditions provide personalized support for patients.
When starting a new medication, there is always the risk of side effects occurring. While side effects are often minor, some may be severe or even life-threatening. The key to avoiding dangerous side effects is recognizing them early and taking proper action.
It’s Cancer Survivors Month and a time to celebrate those who have faced cancer, survived, and are living life on their own terms. While there is still work to be done in improving treatment options for cancer patients, progress has been made over the years that can provide hope for those facing the disease today.
Specialty drugs, also known as specialty pharmaceuticals, are a type of medicine classified as high-cost, high complexity, and/or high touch. Specialty drugs typically require special handling, administration or monitoring.
Bringing a fresh take on what a Specialty Pharmacy can and should be, we are committed to the care of our patients. We take pride in being an ethical resource within our community and strive each day to help our patients live enriching and full lives.