MedSync week1

How many trips have you made to the pharmacy this month?

Consider this…patients who pick up all their medications on the same day are over 2.5 times more likely to take them as prescribed. This creates a better adherence for you. Patients who fail to take their medications as directed are up to 50% more at risk for hospitalization.

It’s our job to keep you out of the hospital and living healthy!

This means taking medications when you’re supposed to. You have enough to worry about, so let us help you!  We’re here to save you time and money! We can...
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Pharmacy compounding is the art and science of preparing personalized medications for patients.

If you are sensitive to the taste of a medication or you have allergies to dyes and/or preservatives or have family members who have difficulty in taking medications...compounding may be the solution. Customized medication compounding allowsCompounding our pharmacy to formulate drugs that may not be commercially available. By working with your doctor, we can customize the strength and dosage form of a medication to your needs. Compounding medications may involve:
  • Preparing formulations without preservatives or dyes
  • Changing a formulation strength to meet an individaul patient's need
  • Using a wide variety...
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Pharmacogenomics (Gene Testing)

What is Pharmacogenomics? Pharmacogenomics are formed by the words pharmacology (the study of the uses and effects of medications) and genomics (the study of genes and their functions).  Pharmacogenomics is the study of how your genes affect your body’s response to medication. What is the Purpose of Pharmacogenomics? METABOLIZERSDo you know how your liver metabolizes the drugs you are taking? Are you a slow, normal or rapid metabolizer?  Medication dosing amounts are based off normal metabolizers.  If you are a slow or rapid metabolizer, this can drastically change the effectiveness and/or side effects of your medication.  It may also affect how...
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Naloxone – Your Opioid Antidote

There is an opioid epidemic in the United States. The statistics show:

  • Since 1999, the number of prescription opioid overdose deaths have quadrupled
  • From 2000 to 2015, more than 183,000 people died from prescription drug overdoses
  • Over 1,000 people are treated in emergency departments for misusing prescription opioids
The most common drugs involved in prescription opioid overdose include:
  • Oxycodone (OxyContin, Percocet)
  • Hydrocodone (Vicodin, Norco)
  • Methadone
  • Fentanyl (Duragesic, Subsys)
Prescription opioid overdose deaths also often involve benzodiazepines. These are central nervous system depressants used to sedate, induce sleep, prevent seizures and relieve anxiety. Examples include alprazolam (Xanax), diazepam (Valium) and lorazepam (Ativan). Naloxone can be used in the event of an accidental exposure or overdose...
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100% Satisfaction Guarantee

We here at Glades Drugs believe that we couldn't be in business for 49 years without you, our loyal customers! Our customers aren't just customers, they are part of our Glades Drugs family, serving your prescription needs since 1965. Because we believe so strongly in dedicating our services to our extended family, starting in October 2014 we will offer a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee OR YOUR MONEY BACK! If you find that you are not satisfied with our services, all you have to do is call our toll free number at 1-844-Glades-1 and one of our customer service representatives will be happy to help you with the issue or refund your...
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