11 things pharmacists should know about hep C drugs

The dispensing of the new hepatitis C drugs is complex from a medical and a financial point of view.

Here are 11 points pharmacists should bear in mind, according to speakers at APP2016 on the Gold Coast:

  1. Stigma is an important issue, which means staff might need to be educated to make patients feel welcome in the pharmacy;
  2.  It is important to know the differences between the drugs, treatment duration and interactions. Find out more here;
  3.  Focus on adherence and persistence, particulary for

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