Provider Protocols to Streamline Medication Changes

Posted by The claRx Content Team on May 8, 2020 6:00:12 PM

A patient waiting a week for a medication change is unacceptable. We can make a positive impact here. 

Provider protocols are not new to the world of medicine. Physicians have been using them for years in hospitals in order to allow a more team centered approach between providers and pharmacists. This team approach gives patients better care and lower costs.

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Topics: dermatology, prescription, protocol, compounds, efficiency, Medication change

What is iPledge, Why Does It Matter?

Posted by The claRx Content Team on Apr 16, 2020 3:58:58 PM

Simply defined, iPledge is a patient safety program for patients on or intending to take isotretinoin and it is designed to prevent harm from coming to unborn children of pregnant women, as well as other potential harmful side effects if not monitored by your provider. In technical terms, it is a REMS (Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy) program implemented through the FDA.

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Topics: dermatology, prescription, guarantee, Accutane

Accutane Concerns

Posted by The claRx Content Team on Dec 18, 2019 7:45:39 PM

Accutane has become the standard solution to severe acne. As much as it is a useful treatment for patients who suffer from this skin condition, concerns and anxiety have continued to arise over the potential side-effects that might happen because of its use. These concerns are fueled by certain studies linking its use to many negative things, including depression and organ damage

We are going to address these concerns here by spelling out some of the rare yet very serious possible side effects of taking Accutane or Isotretinoin. We will also highlight how to avoid these risks through certain precautions.

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Topics: dermatology, review, prescription, help, medication, side effects

What Redoing Prescription Work Costs Your Clinic

Posted by The claRx Content Team on Dec 18, 2019 7:36:39 PM

The rising cost of mediations in dermatology has not stopped to be a source of worry over the years. It can be described as a disastrous development, and it does not look to stop anytime soon. The costs have increased dramatically in multiple folds over the years, which honestly is an outrageous situation. As a result of this, patients that are suffering from significant skin disorders that can be easily treated often go without therapy just for financial reasons. This also affects the pharmacists and dermatologists that are taking care of these patients.

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Topics: dermatology, prescription, inefficiencies, clinic