Medically-Directed Weight Loss – Bariatric Medications

Medically-directed weight loss has become a necessity for many people.  One element of a physician-directed program is medication.  Bariatric practices that offer medication dispensing are able to bring another tool to the battle against obesity.  Northwind Pharmaceuticals helps bariatric clinics implement pharmaceutical dispensing by providing prepackaged pharmaceuticals, labeling and tracking systems as well as guidance through the process.   

One mistake clinics often make is feeling that they need to count pills and package them within the clinic.  Our service takes the pill counting risk off of the physician and staff by providing options for medications and packaging.  Some commonly dispensed medications within clinics offering medically-directed weight loss services include: 

Northwind Pharmaceuticals offers clinics different packaging options for these products.  For example, some clinics will dispense Phentermine 37.5mg in a 30 count bottle and schedule patient follow ups on a monthly basis while other physician’s will extend the count to accommodate a longer interval between visits.  Our clinics view themselves as providing weight management solutions and medications are simply another element of the overall solution.

Clinic business models will vary and we try to be flexible to our client’s requirements.  As a wholesale pharmaceutical distributor, Northwind provides a wide variety of medications.  As  dispensing consultants, we help you figure out how best to use them in your practice.  Call us today at 800.722.0772 to learn more about dispensing in your practice.

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