Krystle Vermes
Amgen is seeking FDA approval for etelcalcetide, the first calcimimetic agent administered intravenously after dialysis to treat secondary hyperparathyroidism in patients with chronic kidney disease.

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Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
Pharmacists must prepare for full enforcement of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) in order to avoid significant penalties associated with noncompliance.
Pharmacy Week in Review: August 28, 2015
This weekly video program highlights the latest in pharmacy news, product news, and more.
Davy James, Managing Editor of Specialty Pharmacy Times, and Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
The FDA today approved evolocumab (Repatha) injection, a new treatment for patients unable to get their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol under control with current treatment options.
Biggest Roadblocks to Treating Acne
Angela Patterson, MSN, chief nurse practitioner officer of the CVS MinuteClinic, talks about the roadblocks that pharmacists face in treating acne, and talks about how to overcome these problems.
Allison Gilchrist, Associate Editor
Drug manufacturers spent $3.4 billion on advertising the top 10 brand-name prescription drugs last year.
Krystle Vermes
Pharmacies are now stocking Mylan’s generic version of Pfizer’s Zosyn injection.
What Pharmacists Should Know About Afrezza
Jessica Kerr, PharmD, CDE, assistant department chair at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, discusses what pharmacists should know about Afrezza.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
A new type 2 diabetes (T2D) treatment for adult patients, empagliflozin and metformin (Synjardy), was approved by the FDA today.
Dynamic Trends in Diabetes Management
Kristene Diggins, FAANP, CNE, NEA-BC, DNP, DCC, MBA, manager of professional practice at MinuteClinic, talks about trends in diabetes management that pharmacists can participate in.
Michael Page, PharmD RPh, and Ujjaval J. Pathak, 2016 PharmD Candidate, Temple University
An estimated 6 to 12 million individuals in the United States develop head lice each year, with most cases occurring in children ages 3 to 11.

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If you are receiving radiation and chemotherapy for cancers of the head and neck, you may experience oral mucositis.
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