A popular PGD for pharmacies wishing to offer a Seasonal Health Clinic service. PharmaDoctor offers a single treatment option for confirmed* influenza via PGD:
*Rapid test kits required to confirm influenza diagnosis are also available to buy via PharmaDoctor
An increasing number of pharmacies are now offering a Seasonal Health Clinic to expand their range of clinical services offered to customers.
Oseltamivir phosphate (Tamiflu®) is an antiviral medicine that can shorten the length of influenza if taken within 48 hours of initial symptoms appearing and can reduce the chance of infection by up to 50%.
PharmaDoctor's Tamiflu PGD supports pharmacists to conduct consultations with customers who are either concerned that they may have contracted influenza or wish to enhance their protection alongside vaccination. Once influenza diagnosis is confirmed (using a rapid test kit also available via PharmaDoctor), the Tamiflu PGD authorizes the pharmacist to dispense Tamiflu© to treat the viral infection.
The PGD also supports pharmacists to dispense Oseltamivir phosphate (Tamiflu®) prophylactically to customers under the following circumstances: