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What is Specialty Pharmacy and Why Should I Care About It?

By tthomas / On Oct.28.2013 / In specialty pharmacy,

Specialty Pharmacy refers to the newer type of prescription medicines coming to market that have some unique features to them.

  1. They are very expensive.
  2. Very often they are injectable type medications.
  3. They can be specific to a type of illness or person.
  4. They often require special handling or training to dispense or deliver.
  5. Very often not stocked at a local retail pharmacy so may need to be special ordered from a Mail Service Pharmacy or a “Specialty Pharmacy”.
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