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According to the World Health Organization, only 50% of patients take their chronic medications correctly. However, at Gatti Pharmacy, the average rate patients take medications correctly for chronic conditions is 95% when enrolled in our medication synchronization program, and roughly 88% even for those who are not.
By: Joni Carroll, Pharm. D.
Prescription drug deaths from opioid pain medications are on the rise in Pennsylvania and in Indiana County. Patients who are on opioid pain medications may be at risk of accidental overdose, even if they take their medications exactly as prescribed. The pharmacists at Gatti Pharmacy want to ensure that all of our patients have safety precautions in place while taking pain medications.
Here is what you need to know about opioids:
Some of you may be aware that each year, Gatti Pharmacy places a mailbox in the gift shop where children can mail a letter to Santa. This year, we wanted to share some of those precious letters with you. We not only encourage submissions but attempt to take a moment to respond to each of those letters as well...from Santa himself.
As we sorted through the adorable requests and handwriting, the content tugged at our heart strings.
This week, we would like to share this one from 8 year old Elizabeth who wrote two letters:
Part of Santa's response:
"...when you show kindness and love to others, I make sure that I put your name on my nice list."
If you're having a tough week or time this season, we hope these letters will cheer you up.
Stay tuned for more, and never forget the true meaning of the holiday season.
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