In this video from BJC HealthCare, a nonprofit health care organization located in St. Louis, Missouri, Duane Wesche, RPh, addresses questions from patients that pharmacists often encounter. Topics addressed include the safety of taking Benadryl and lorazepam together, and the administering of OTC medications to children.
Although retail pharmacists in California are permitted to sell nonprescription syringes under legislative efforts to prevent HIV transmission among injection drug users (IDUs), recent research uncovered that many pharmacies still limit syringe access.
mscripts and Avella Specialty Pharmacy have recently completed analyzing data demonstrating the effectiveness of mobile pharmacy apps in helping HIV patients better manage their disease through improved medication adherence. Results from this analysis show that HIV patients using a mobile app which provides refill reminders, dosage reminders and other prescription management functionality are 2.9 times more likely to be adherent.