PFES Logo Patient & Family Education
HEALTH Online
Our Words.    Our Care.    Online.
UWMC Logo
SEARCH  

SEARCH RESULTS
32 Item(s) found for:  Pharmacy Services 

Citations can be viewed in three ways: Summary, Title-Abstract, and Full Record
  • A single Full-Record description can be viewed by clicking the article title
  • To see one or more articles in another view, mark the checkboxes in front of the articles desired, select the citation type here  and click  
  • To view ALL of these resources in a different view, select the citation type from the dropdown box above and click "View" without marking any checkboxes
Ready-to-print documents are available in English and non-English languages for some citations. Select a blue button next to the title to view the full-text version in the desired language. Note: The free Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to view and print the documents.

Amifostine (Ethyol)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Amifostine, including how it is given/taken, common side effects and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2003
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Busulfan: Myleran (oral) and Busulfex (intravenous)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Busulfan, including how it is given/taken, common side effects, and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2004
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Cyclophosphamide injectable (Cytoxan)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Cyclophosphamide, including how it is given intravenously, common side effects and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2003
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Denileukin diftitox (Ontak)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Denileukin diftitox (Ontak), including how it is given/taken, common side effects, and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2004
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Etoposide (VePesid, VP-16)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Etoposide, includnig how it is given/taken, common side effects and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2003
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Filgrastim (Neupogen)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Filgrastim, including how it is given/taken, common side effects and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2003
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Fludarabine (Fludara)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Fludarabine, including how it is given/taken, common side effects, and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2005
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2009
Glutamine   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Glutamine, including how it is given/taken, common side effects, and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2009
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
How to give yourself a subcutaneous (SQ) injection: Steps to follow   English
Abstract: This brochure explains how to give yourself a subcutaneous injection. This is a shot that is given into the fatty tissue just under the skin. Illustrations and step-by-step instructions are included. (This information is also available in full-page format through UWMC Patient and Family Education Services.)
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 6/2011
How to manage your diabetes before and after surgery   English
Abstract: This handout provides important information to help patients manage their diabetes before and after surgery. Included are instructions on when to check blood glucose, what to take and not take before surgery, what to do if using an insulin pump, when to restart diabetes medicines after surgery, and a table to track diabetes medicines taken at home.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Patient Care Services
Revised Date: 10/2007
How to obtain medicine refills   English
Abstract: This handout explains how patients can obtain refills for their medicines. It shows where to find the information on the prescription label needed to order a refill, and gives step-by-step instructions when ordering online or by phone.
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2008
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 2/2008
Hypoglycemia: Basic facts   English
Abstract: This handout provides basic facts about hypoglycemia: common signs and symptoms, causes, and what to do and not do for someone with hypoglycemia. Also included are the steps to follow to treat low blood glucose (the "Rule of 15"), and a short list of food sources containing at least 15 grams of carbohydrate.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Patient Care Services
Revised Date: 1/2008
Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Imatinib Mesylate, including how it is given/taken, common side effects and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions.
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2003
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 8/2004
Intravenous immune globulin (IVIG): Flebogamma, Gammagard, Gamunex, and others   English
Abstract: This handout explains treatment with intravenous immune globulin (IVIG). It includes how it is given, common and rare side effects, safety concerns, and other cautions.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 2/2012
Isotretinoin: Medicine for severe acne   English
Abstract: This handout gives important information about isotretinoin, a medicine used to treat severe acne. It includes precautions and side effects linked to the drug.
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 8/2016
Medicare Part D: Helping you to enroll for Medicare's prescription drug program   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to enroll in Medicare's prescription drug program, and offers resource information. NOTE: Use this handout with two brochures written by the U.S. government, which may be found by clicking on the links listed below. What Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage Means to You: A Guide to Getting Started. What You Need to Complete the Application for Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Plan Costs.
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2005
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 10/2007
Medicine instructions: For patients being discharged   English
Abstract: This handout includes a table to be completed by the nurse or pharmacist to instruct patients being discharged on what medicines they are taking, how much to take, how often to take it, and the time of their last dose before leaving the hospital. Includes answers to common questions about opioid pain medicines, side effects, refills, fears of becoming addicted, and how pain medicines help the healing process.
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 7/2009
Medicines for chronic liver disease: Treating common conditions   English
Abstract: This handout gives basic information about how the liver works and what happens during liver failure. It describes medicines that are often used to reduce the complications caused by liver disease.
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 7/2013
Melphalan (Alkeran)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Melphaline (Alkeran), including how it is given/taken, common side effects, and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2004
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Methorexate injections: Steps to follow   English
Abstract: This handout explains the drug methotrexate, its side effects, drug interactions, and how to give yourself a subcutaneous injection.
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 12/2015
Methotrexate   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Methotrexate, including how it is given/taken, common side effects, and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2004
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Omalizumab (Xolair)   English
Abstract: This handout describes omalizumab, an injectable medicine for patients who have allergic asthma. This medicine is used in combination with other inhaled asthma medicines. Side effects and the possibility of anaphylaxis are discussed.
Author: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2010
UWMC Dept: Pulmonary Clinic/Med Spec Center
Revised Date: 1/2010
Palifermin (Kepivance)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Palifermin (Kepivance), including how it is given/taken, common side effects, and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2009
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Posaconazole (Noxafil): About your medicine   English
Abstract: This handout explains the medicine posaconazole, which is used to prevent and treat fungal infections. A common brand name is Noxafil.
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 2/2015
Romiplostim (Nplate)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Romiplostim, including how it is given/taken, common side effects, and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2009
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Ruxolitinib   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Ruxolitinib, including why it is prescribed, how it should be used, special precautions to follow, and common side effects. This handout was authored by MedLinePlus and is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: MedLinePlus
Publisher/Date: MedLinePlus, 2012
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 2/2012
Thiotepa (Thioplex)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Thiotepa, including how it is given/taken, common side effects, and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2004
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
Treating blood clots: Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) and how they are treated   English Korean
Abstract: This handout explains blood clots, their symptoms, and how they are treated.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 12/2015
Treatment with apixaban: Eliquis   English
Abstract: This handout explains the medicine apixaban, a drug that helps prevent blood clots. Sections include: Why am I taking apixaban? How does it work? How much should I take? What if I miss a dose? What are the side effects? Does apixaban affect other medicines? and more.
Author: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Anticoagulation Clinic/Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 10/2013
Treosulfan (Ovastat)   English
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Treosulfan, including how it is given/taken, common side effects, and possible drug-drug or drug-food interactions. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2009
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 1/2011
UW Medicine Specialty Pharmacy: How we can help   English
Abstract: This handout describes the services offered at UW Medicine Specialty Pharmacy. It includes contact numbers, explains how to get your drugs, and tells how we work with your insurance company to get your drug costs covered.
Author: Pharmacy Services
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Pharmacy Services
Revised Date: 7/2017
Vismodegib   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout describes the medication Vismodegib, including why it is prescribed, how it should be used, special precautions to follow, and common side effects. This handout was authored by MedLinePlus and is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: MedLinePlus
Publisher/Date: MedLinePlus, 2012
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 3/2012
 
The health education materials accessed through this site are not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other health care provider with any questions you may have about a medical condition.
If you think you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 9-1-1 immediately.