Hepatitis C Treatments
Valley of the Sun Pharmacy strives to ensure the most up-to-date, advanced drug treatments and therapies for our patients. We do this by leveraging our industry-based relationships with specialty pharmaceutical suppliers and manufacturers. Over 3.2 million cases of Hepatitis C infections can be found in the US according to The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Each year approximately 29,000 new Hepatitis C Virus cases are diagnosed in the US. HCV (Hepatitis C Virus) infection is the most common chronic blood-born infection in the US. Infection of HCV can be transmitted by contaminated needle injections, blood transfusions, blood products before June 1992, patients who received clotting factor made before 1987, long-term kidney dialysis, people with high-risk sexual behavior are among the prevalent methods. Once contracted, Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection continues to persist in the majority of infected individuals.
Valley of the Sun Pharmacy’s dedicated Nurse Case Manager will assist you with:
- Doctor-patient communication
- Educating on possible side effects and how to manage them
- Coordination of treatment specific lab testing and physician follow-up visits
- Medication administration and safe needle/syringe disposal
- Wellness counseling on proper nutrition and fluid intake
Our Nurse Case Manager is available to help patients and families living with Hepatitis C.