August 23, 2012
HIV Pharmacies Improve Adherence by Clients to Medications
Community pharmacies that provide HIV services with specially trained staff improve the compliance of people with HIV to their medications, according to a study published in the journal AIDS Patient Care and STDs and reported by Medical News Today. In a year, the study followed participants from nine cities in seven states. Users of HIV-specialized Walgreens pharmacies had significantly greater adherence to their drugs. Researchers say the study shows the importance of pharmacists in maintaining adherence.
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