Kristina Freyou, PharmD

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Compound Medication and Their Place in Treatment

Posted by Kristina Freyou, PharmD on Apr 18, 2018 11:06:12 AM

Compound medications, and their place in treatment, continue to be a hot topic in the world of workers’ compensation. Medical providers will turn to compound prescribing when they do not obtain treatment results from standard market drugs.

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Topics: Clinical

Top Medication Myths Debunked

Posted by Kristina Freyou, PharmD on Mar 7, 2018 11:24:11 AM

Misconceptions about medications are more common than we may realize and can create barriers to using them effectively. Reliance on “medication myths” can cause serious health problems, some with long lasting effects. Below is a list of common pharmacy related myths and the facts that may help to clear up some of these misconceptions.

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Topics: Clinical

American Chronic Pain Association: Resource Guide to Pain Management

Posted by Kristina Freyou, PharmD on Jan 3, 2018 8:05:00 AM

It is difficult to know how to move forward once chronic pain has altered someone’s life. It often seems like all that is needed is the right medication or treatment to take away the pain to improve their function. But sometimes that is not enough - especially in the instance of chronic pain. Medication, injections, or surgery sometimes only provide minimal relief. However, there are many other treatment approaches to chronic pain to provide better results.

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Topics: Clinical, Pain Management

What is a Controlled Substance?

Posted by Kristina Freyou, PharmD on Nov 30, 2017 9:15:00 AM

Do you need a prescription for your medication or can you just purchase it at a local store? Is your medication a controlled substance with certain restrictions on how it can be prescribed or filled? Understanding drug categorization is at times a frustrating and confusing topic for patients.

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