Pharmacists Are Best Bet for Blood Thinner Adherence
Rachel Lutz
Pharmacist-driven drug management programs best ensure atrial fibrillation patients adhere to the warfarin alternative, dabigatran (Pradaxa).
Krystle Vermes
Abbott’s new blood glucose meter is now widely available OTC without insurance co-pays.
Ryan Marotta, Assistant Editor
In addition to relieving pain, acetaminophen may cause patients to experience less intense emotional responses.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Gastroprotective agents may be needed in postmenopausal women taking bisphosphonates.
Davy James, Managing Editor
States with expanded Medicaid saw 25% more prescriptions filled last year.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
The FDA today approved a corneal implant designed to improve near vision in certain patients with presbyopia.
Ryan Marotta, Assistant Editor
The FDA is warning pharmacists that pets are at risk of death when exposed to topical pain medications containing flurbiprofen.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
A pharmacist who posted derogatory comments about a customer on social media is now being investigated by the National Health Service.

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The partnership allows IACP to provide its compounding pharmacy members with special pricing for ACHC’s nationally recognized PCAB accreditation and resources.
With thousands of illegally operating websites selling prescription drugs, the Partnership for Safe Medicines is urging consumers to protect themselves.
The awards were presented at AMCP’s 27th Annual Meeting & Expo.
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