ANSWER: Whenever you have a change in diagnosis or a change/addition in your medications you should notify the pharmacist/pharmacy. This also includes over the counter medications and supplements. Certain medications are not recommended for use with certain medical conditions. Although your provider may be aware of this, the pharmacist also [...]
ANSWER: Pharmacists aren't just there to dispense medications. They can also give advice on side effects, drug interactions, and much more. A typical day for the average pharmacist includes a range of questions from “what is this rash from?” to “Is my blood pressure too high?” The job of a [...]
http://www.king5.com/mb/news/health/seattle-pharmacy-providing-kits-to-fight-overdose/186588186 Local Pharmacies Now Carry Over-the-Counter Naloxone Spray: The drug that Seattle police have used to save several people from heroin overdose is now available at Kelley-Ross Pharmacy Group. “If somebody is concerned that someone is at risk of an overdose, they can walk into a pharmacy and get these [...]
ANSWER: When you become enrolled in an insurance plan administered by Northwest Administrators, you will receive an insurance card. The front of the card will contain the following information: Name of enrollee ID No. of enrollee Coverage type Medical (physician visits, hospital visits, stays) Dental (dentist /orthodontist/oral surgeon) Vision (eye [...]
We were recently invited to be part of a great conversation at Seattle Rotary 4. The presentation was on the 'Future Of Pharmacy' and included: Dr. Jeff Rochon (WSPA CEO), Dr. Jenny Bacci (UW School of Pharmacy Assistant Professor), Dr. Amanda Bishop (Virginia Mason Medical Center Practice Coordinator), Prof. Don [...]
ANSWER: It is very important to monitor your blood pressure especially if you have a diagnosis of hypertension (high blood pressure). How to Check Your Blood Pressure How To Pick A Monitor Choose the type of monitor that's best for you: An automatic arm cuff inflates on its own. This [...]
ANSWER: If you use more than one inhaler on a regular basis, it is important to use these inhalers in the proper order. This will maximize the effectiveness of your inhalers. One inhaler relaxes and opens the airways in your lungs. This is your bronchodilator. Another inhaler decreases swelling in [...]
What is ‘In-Home Medication Coaching’ and why is its success only getting stronger with every patient we meet? The power to help someone get healthier by cleaning up the way they see and work with their meds is nothing short of amazing – here we learn how our unique program [...]
ANSWER: Typically, it is recommended to take no more than 4000 mg or 4 grams of Tylenol per day for adults. For children, it is dosed according to weight. This amount can vary depending on other conditions that you may have. Acetaminophen is a component of hundreds of over-the-counter and [...]
We are so thankful to enjoy a rich history of amazing partnerships and successful hearth initiatives. Case in point is our recent partnership with Virginia Mason Medical Center, and their outstanding Heart to Heart program which has been utilizing our very own In-Home Medication Coaching program. More great news here: virginiamason.org/body.cfm?id=158&action=detail&ref=4002
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