The first biosimilar to receive FDA approval is now available the United States.
Pregnancy is an important time for women with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) to receive adequate prenatal care, antiretroviral therapy (ART), and postpartum HIV care to improve clinical outcomes for themselves and their babies.
The FDA has expanded the use of Sunovion’s anticonvulsant eslicarbazepine acetate (Aptiom) as monotherapy for partial-onset seizures.
The 340B Program “mega-guidance” recently released by the Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA) sets stricter standards for contract pharmacy use.
It can be hard to motivate those who need the flu vaccine the most.
Chris Hatwig, MS, FASHP of Apexus discusses what health-system pharmacists need to know about the potential for HRSA audits to review 340B program compliance requirements.
All US states now permit electronic prescribing of controlled substances, with Missouri’s recent formal authorization making it the final state to do so.
Kimberly Henderson, MD, JD, medical director for the Health Systems Alliance at CVS Health and regional medical director for MinuteClinic, discusses some counseling points pharmacists can provide to patients on COPD medications.
Bruce Berger, PhD, president of Berger Consulting LLC, discusses the behavioral patterns that contribute to a patient’s propensity to be more or less adherent to their medications.
Lisa Kroon, PharmD, CDE, professor and department chairperson of clinical pharmacy at University of California, San Francisco, School of Pharmacy, talks about some current trends in state protocols related to pharmacists' abilities to dispense smoking cessation products.
Chris Hatwig, MS, FASHP of Apexus discusses how split billing software helps to keep contract pharmacies organized with respect to 340B requirements.
If you are receiving radiation and chemotherapy for cancers of the head and neck, you may experience oral mucositis.
Peptic ulcer disease leads to 1 million hospitalizations and 6500 deaths annually.
Dietary supplements are intended to supplement the diet, not to cure, prevent, or treat diseases or replace the variety of foods important to a healthy diet.
Early detection and treatment are key to protecting eyesight.
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