National Pharmacist Day is celebrated each year on January 12 […]
Management after a transplant can be hard when it comes to medication and treatment post-operation. Once a patient receives a transplant, specialty pharmacy plays a critical role in a patient’s recovery and donation success. Pharmacists work directly with physicians to ensure patients receive the correct dose of medication, which often needs frequent adjustment and monitoring.
Pancreatic cancer symptoms can often have vague, unexplained symptoms like abdomen pain, weight loss, and nausea but knowing the signs and symptoms can help catch the disease early on.
Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death for both men and women. More than half of people with lung cancer die within one year of being diagnosed. But a diagnosis is not a death sentence. With innovations in testing, like liquid biopsies, there is new hope for earlier detection.
PFSP Specialty Pharmacy participates in the 340B Drug Pricing Program, a government program that enables low-income patients to purchase their medications at an affordable price. 340B participants may see a reduced cost of prescriptions by as much as 60%. PFSP’s mission is to serve a patient group with diverse needs and not exclude patients based on their financial needs. Being enrolled in the 340B Program allows us to meet the needs of all of our patients and live out our mission as a specialty pharmacy.
An estimated 300,000 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer each year, which ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women. Until recently, ovarian cancer patients had limited treatment options with bleak outcomes and 70% disease recurrence. But, results are improving with surgical advancements, genetic testing, and new drug treatments recently introduced. Better outcomes give hope for ovarian cancer patients to see a brighter future.
PFSP Specialty Pharmacy is licensed to ship specialty medications to all 50 U.S. states plus D.C. and have extensive training and resources to ensure patients get the care they need, where they need it when they need it. Because specialty medications come with strict protocols for storage and usage, delivering therapies without delay or interruption is key for patients to have a successful treatment journey.
The PFSP team is on your side to provide support to improve your health and quality of life while helping prevent, treat, and cure chronic hepatitis infections.
Infusion therapy may be prescribed for chronic illnesses needing medicine to be delivered directly into the patient’s bloodstream. If you are facing a challenging diagnosis, receiving a prescription for an infusion treatment may feel overwhelming, but knowing what to expect will empower you and make you feel prepared. Knowing the short and long-term side effects can ready you for what may happen after you receive your infusion.
Though HIV treatments have advanced greatly and allow many people to live normal life spans, unmet needs endure. With promising new treatments in development, patients have exciting options to look forward to.