Transferring a loved one to hospice care is a very difficult choice.
At Vivmeds Pharmacy, we can assist in ensuring your loved ones get the
best comfort as possible.
Palliative Care/ Hospice
We can collaborate with your loved one’s physician and hospice service
to develop an entirely customized hospice & palliative medicine
program for your loved one.
Hospice Pharmacy Solutions Include:
- Entirely tailored Pain Medicine Strengths — In
situations where commercial strengths of pain medicine aren’t strong
enough. We can create a tailored pain medication strength, so that
your loved one feels completely comfortable during hospice care.
- Transdermal Dosage Forms — We offer these to eliminate
painful injections, when patients simply are unable swallow their
medicines, and minimize the nausea that comes with taking certain
- Flavorings — A lot of times, hospice patients may have
an aversion to certain tastes, such as sweetness. We can make the
preparations palatable for them, when the commercial preparations
- Commercially Unavailable Medications — We have an
ongoing drug shortage problem in our modern health care system. The
medications are often not being made in sufficient quantities by
manufacturers, and alternatives are ineffective for your loved one.
In these instances, we can make the medications for you, from the
- Combination Preparations — We can formulate several of
your loved one’s medications into a single dosage form, such as a
transdermal gel, suppository, or capsule. This helps streamline the
medication administration schedule, making it convenient for you,
your hospice provider, and your loved one.
Hospice care is an inherently difficult time for your family. We
want you to know that you have a friend at Vivmeds Pharmacy. We will
do everything in our power to alleviate the drug administration
issues that often occur during hospice.
Call us at Vivmeds Pharmacy for more information at 940-226-4849.