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Stroke Know The Signs What To Do Blog 1

Know the Signs of Stroke and What to Do

“I had a terrible headache for two days and very seldom had headache … once a year tops.  I took my kids and Sharon to see [a] movie…and at the end…I got up … collapsed and I do not [know] what happened to me.” ~John Anderson (1) Stroke is what happened to John.  Stroke, also known as a ‘brain attack,’ occurs when the vessels that bring blood to the brain are clogged.  Without Read more [...]

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Axium Healthcare Pharmacy Now Dispensing Epclusa®, the First Oral Medication FDA-Approved to Treat All Hepatitis C Genotypes

Axium Healthcare Pharmacy announced today that it is dispensing Gilead’s Epclusa (sofosbuvir 400 mg/velpatasvir 100 mg), the first all-oral, pan-genotypic, single tablet regimen for the treatment of adults with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections, genotypes 1-6. Epclusa is also the first single tablet regimen approved for the treatment of patients with HCV genotype 2 and 3, without the Read more [...]

Preventing Adverse Drug Events blog-01

Preventing Adverse Drug Reactions

Medication errors in the home don’t always happen to “somebody else’s patient.” They can happen to anyone who doesn’t understand dosing or which medications can cause drug-drug interactions. This is particularly troublesome for patients who take multiple medications. Nearly one-third of American adults take five or more prescription medications. Each year, adverse drug events (ADRs) Read more [...]

National MS Education Day blog-01

Axium National MS Education and World Day Blog

Supporting Strength as World Multiple Sclerosis Day Approaches As World Multiple Sclerosis Day approaches on Wednesday, May 25th, we would like to take the time to support the more than 2.3 million people worldwide who are impacted by multiple sclerosis (MS). We are impressed by the organizations that build awareness and fund research for MS, and would like to give a special shout out to the Read more [...]


Celebrating Nurses – The Artists Behind Exceptional Patient Care

We hear “Nursing is an Art Form” often, but how often do we really examine that phrase and what it means? This year, we’re using the infographic below to illustrate the level of skill and care nurses bring to the table when addressing their patients needs both inside, and outside, clinical settings.  Nurses bring with them tool kits that are full of empathy, observation, training, knowledge, Read more [...]

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Seminar Series Blog 1

Axium Healthcare Pharmacy Sponsors Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute Training Seminar Series

Lake Mary, FLA – Axium Healthcare Pharmacy today announced that it is sponsoring a science seminar series for postdocs and other young researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP). The Axium Healthcare Trainee Seminar Series is designed to enhance professional development of young researchers, many of whom will play an important role in discovering innovative therapies Read more [...]

5 symptoms that need a doctor blog-01

Here Are 5 Symptoms That Should Send You to Your Doctor

You may have worried about odd symptoms and wondered, “Do I need to be concerned?  Am I being a hypochondriac?" First, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center, “Hypochondriasis, or hypochondria, is an overwhelming fear that you have a serious disease, even though health care providers can find no evidence of illness.” (1) The number of people with hypochondriasis in the Read more [...]

Do patients bend the truth blog-01

Do Patients Bend the Truth?

The answer to this question is a resounding yes!  Surveys conducted over a number of years give a glimpse of the extent of patients “bending the truth” when speaking with their healthcare providers. They also explain some of the reasons why this occurs. A 2004 online survey of patients conducted by WebMD hints at the issue.  Thirteen percent of the respondents admitted to lying to providers Read more [...]

5 ways specialty pharmacy can help doctors patients blog-01

Five Ways a Specialty Pharmacy Can Help PCPs, Neurologists & Patients

Did you know that if a multiple sclerosis (MS) patient receives ongoing specialty therapy management, the likelihood of improving outcomes based on therapy goals may increase? Take a look at five ways a specialty pharmacy can simplify the therapy management process for providers, help improve outcomes for patients, and become a helping hand for all parties. Some of the features and benefits Read more [...]

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Nutrition Awareness in Nursing: March is Nutrition Awareness Month

“You can't heal what you don't acknowledge.” (1) Jack Canfield Caring is an energy intensive activity and, in their profession, nurses put forth enormous resources.  Yet their dynamism in the face of illness takes a toll.  Perhaps this is why so many are nurses struggle with their weight. In 2008, one survey revealed that 54% of nurse respondents reported weight issues specifically Read more [...]