What are specialty drugs

What is special about specialty drugs?

OK, I am going to show my age… Life used to be more simple. That statement is true for many aspects of life, even for the medications you take to treat an illness. Not so many years ago, every medication you needed was available at your local pharmacy. You would visit your doctor about a problem, get a prescription, take that prescription to your local pharmacy and take home your medication. It was very easy. However, we now live in an era of specialty drug products that make this process a bit more complicated. Continue reading → What is special about specialty drugs?

How to transition from college to the real world

How to transition from college to the real world

You’ve made it grad! Your hard work has paid off and you’re ready to start your first job “in the real world.” It’s an exciting time in your life, so don’t let the fact that you have to start adulting bring you down. We’ve got you covered. Below is a quick overview of some things you’ll want to consider as you start this next chapter of life. Continue reading → How to transition from college to the real world

Learn ways to dispose of medications safely

As a pharmacist, I always understood the importance of proper drug disposal, but it wasn’t until I watched my 2-year-old craft a staircase out of a shoebox, a club-sized package of paper towels and a box of cereal in his determination to retrieve an out-of-reach cookie that I witnessed its importance.  What if he climbed high enough to get into the medicine cabinet? So many others have realized this, too.  One of the most frequent questions I was asked in my career as a retail pharmacist was “How do you get rid of old medications?” Continue reading → Learn ways to dispose of medications safely