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Happy Father’s Day!
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Happy Father’s Day!

This weekend we celebrate Father’s Day.

From the OctariusRx team to all our business associates and friends, we extend warm greetings to all fathers and father figures on the special occasion of Father’s Day.  Here’s to a day full of love and laughter with your family.

 "My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me." ~ Jim Valvano

Consultant Pharmacist 101: How We Support Independently Living Patients
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Consultant Pharmacist 101: How We Support Independently Living Patients

Consultant pharmacists are medication management specialists working in a variety of settings such as ambulatory surgery centers, senior care facilities (e.g., nursing homes, assisted living facilities) and with individual patients. We provide expert advice on pharmaceutical services, patient safety, and drug therapy management. Last month, we discussed how consultant pharmacists assist senior care facilities. With this post, we’ll focus on how individual patients — who are living independently — can benefit from using an expert consultant pharmacist.

Drug Shortages: Three Reasons Why It’s Different During COVID-19
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Drug Shortages: Three Reasons Why It’s Different During COVID-19

With the recent addition of famotidine to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) list of drug shortages, the number of unavailable drugs is now well over 100. As a consultant pharmacist, I know that drug shortages have been on the radar for many years and will likely continue to be...so, why is it any different this time around?