Author: AYASHA PRAWEEN, BIHAR COLLEGE OF PHARMACY
A drug is a chemical substance which causes change in person physiology when it is consumed, Drugs can be consumed in different forms like tablets syrup injection inhalation and many more. when it consumed by. a person after a certain time it shows its biological effect on the area where it should be worked. Medicines mainly comes under drugs to cure patient or prevent or treat any kind of disease. Medicines a person take should be prescribed by professional doctor taking medicines without a prescription of doctors could be harmful. A pharmacist should only give the medicine to the patient when that medicine is prescribed, they should not give any hard drugs without doctor prescription.
Now a day use of prescribed medicine has become an increasingly important part of quality lifestyle. A out of every 5 patients visit with prescription written letter. Patient suffering from diseases like asthma diabetes heart disease they are life-threatening disease and their drugs should be given only by doctor prescription. Access of these drugs improved patient outcomes and quality of life and help to prevent more costly health problem. Patient should take care of their health and should take their medicine on their prescribed time and follow healthy life style. There are several programs held to aware people about drugs and their main function but mainly about a patient should take medicine if they were suffering from any disease, must be prescribed by a doctor. Don’t take it like that without the guidance of and doctor and the pharmacist who provides medicine should insure that the drug only give to those who has the prescription without a prescription they should not provide any drugs to the patient.
Other drug assistance programs or discount drug programs also held to help the people who could not afford the costly health treatment there are many NGOs who provide drugs at minimum cost price so that all citizen can easily buy and treat their disease. Many government hospitals have their own pharmacist department to provide medicines at low cost and or some for free for their patients so that many more patients treat their disease and can live a healthy life. Like this way now many pharmaceutical companies are designed to provide free or low cost medication to low-income and insured and underinsured population. The majority of pharmaceutical have some farm of
Prescription assistance program for some or all medicines of some life-threatening disease each of the companies is responsible for establishing the enrollment criteria for its program.
There are Manufacturers who program far free prescription drugs. Many limited prescription drugs are available free or with low cost. often the doctor who writes prescriptions. internet sites tells us and the doctors which pharmaceutical company of our assistant programs the prescription drugs covered by each program have to make a request for assistant the programs eligibility criteria. Usually the drug company delivers a three month supply to our doctors. Doctors may need to reapply periodically to continue receiving the prescription.
Many online sites which provide information on programs that offer lower price drugs under patient assistant programs.select generic name drug or brand name to see if the drug is listed and which program may be available to us.
Health well foundation provides financial assistance for people with chronic and life altering illnesses to helle pay for payment premiums and deductibles. Many foundations also work under pharmaceutical company patient assistant program they are available service but can be administrative works. Recruiting a volunteer to manage these programs
for patients can reduce the burden to aware citizens about drugs. Volunteer patient advocates can help other patients navigate pharmaceutical Companies patient assistant programs.
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