Monoclonal Antibody Therapy (mAb)
Used for Treatment of COVID-19 and prevention of COVID-19 after exposure (Post-Exposure Prophylaxis) in qualifying people
Clinic Hours (By Appointment Only)
Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 3:30 pm
Appointments are only visible 5 days in advance, so if you do not see an appointment available it may be too far in advance.
What are monoclonal antibodies and what are they used for?
Monoclonal antibodies such as REGEN-COV are lab-made antibodies that can be administered at an outpatient facility with the intent of preventing serious illness and hospitalization due to COVID-19 as well as for post-exposure prophylaxis to prevent development of symptoms in unvaccinated or partially vaccinated people who have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
Who is eligible for Monoclonal Antibody Therapy? Different for Treatment and Post-Exposure Prophylaxis
General Eligibility Requirements:
- - Are 12 years of age or older. (REQUIRED)
- - Weigh at least 88 pounds. (REQUIRED)
1. Treatment of COVID-19: Additional Requirements
The treatment is recommended for COVID-positive individuals within 10 days of symptom onset AND who have a confirmed positive COVID-19 test and are at increased risk of hospitalization from COVID-19.
2. Post Exposure Prophylaxis (Prevention after Exposure) of COVID-19: Additional Requirements
Eligible individuals include those who have been exposed to COVID-19 or who live in a congregate setting and are at high risk of exposure AND are not fully vaccinated or are immunocompromised and are not expected to have an adequate immune response to the COVID-19 vaccine.
What does this cost?
The is NO COST to anyone for this treatment. It is covered with no cost to you in the same way as the COVID vaccines!
For Healthcare Providers Ordering Antibody Therapy for COVID-19
Due to a change in scope of practice, prescriptive authority of monoclonal antibody therapy for COVID-19 was extended to pharmacists. As a result, a physician order is no longer required.
If you have a patient who is needing treatment or post-exposure prophylaxis that you would like to refer, Please send a copy of a positive COVID-10 test and patient insurance information via email to ButlerPharmaciesCOVIDtreatment@gmail.com or fax it to (501) 922 - 0921.
If you would like to schedule an appointment for a homebound patient, please contact the pharmacy to notify us of this and we will make arrangements for this.
Monoclonal antibody treatment and post-exposure prophylaxis is by APPOINTMENT ONLY.
Monoclonal Antibody Therapy is administered at the Butler COVID-19 Treatment Center located at 3925 Suite A, Hwy 7, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909. Not at the pharmacy.