DRUGS & CONDITIONS

HIV

CVS Specialty has a long history of helping patients improve their understanding and interest in managing their HIV medication. Our pharmacy has been widely credited with pioneering HIV pharmacy care and has been managing care for HIV patients since the mid-1980s.

We at CVS Specialty realize that today's busy lifestyles make it difficult to take medications as prescribed. And taking HIV medications as prescribed is one of the key elements to staying healthy. Here are some of the ways we help you balance your medication therapy with your lifestyle so you can stay healthier.

  • Expertise and experience: Each patient receives maximum levels of care, personalized attention and expert clinical support. CVS Specialty pharmacists routinely monitor your medication profile. They can answer questions in a variety of areas, including how your HIV medications work together for best outcomes, preventing drug interactions and tips for managing side effects.
  • Medication schedule development: Our pharmacists can assist you in developing a medication schedule that can fit the needs of your treatment regimen and lifestyle. This enables the best results so you can maintain everyday activities.
  • HIV and adherence-focused education: Whether it's a planner to help create a medication schedule or a portable pill box to help organize your medications, CVS Specialty has resources available to help you take your medication as prescribed.
  • Convenience: Choose to have your medications delivered to the location of your choice or pick up your medications at one of our many neighborhood specialty pharmacies or CVS Pharmacy locations.1
  • Proactive reimbursement assistance: Cost is a major reason why patients do not take their medications correctly. Our reimbursement specialists help patients maximize their insurance benefits and find billing resources, including Medicare Part B, private insurers, and even local charities. They can also can help you with paperwork and even identify assistance programs for which you qualify.

To learn more about CVS Specialty’s HIV care services, call toll-free at 1-800-237-2767 and ask to speak to a pharmacist.


1 Based on the availability of CVS Pharmacy locations and subject to applicable laws and regulations. In-store pick up is not available in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and West Virginia. Some states require first fill prescriptions to be transmitted directly to the dispensing specialty pharmacy. Other restrictions may apply. Return