risk of drug-drug interactions and more than half of patients were taking at least one medication that was potentially inappropriate. Put simply, there are a lot of medications to track. In this study, 61% of patients were taking at least five medications before chemotherapy even started and nearly 15% were taking 10+. This study underlines the value of a point person (generally a pharmacist) to review the overall medication picture for patients with polypharmacy needs.
patients with MS are prone to polypharmacy. This study also reviewed about 700 patient and found that more than half of MS patients experience polypharmacy.
As always, BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy is ready to partner with your office as the ‘fast & easy’ way to get your patients referred for the specialty medications they need while also providing support to manage polypharmacy.