With its symptoms of nonspecific pain, swelling, and fatigue, lupus can be difficult to diagnose and complicated to treat.
Cycloset (quick-release formulation of bromocriptine mesylate), a dopamine D2 agonist, is a novel agent recently approved by the FDA for type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Pharmacists can help slow the progression toward dialysis in patients living with chronic kidney disease.
Informed counseling can help patients and caregivers identify, treat, and prevent painful ear infections.
Although no cure exists, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic measures can help patients prevent onset or progression of diabetic nephropathy to preserve kidney function.
Pharmacists should familiarize themselves with the latest Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices guidelines, which include several important changes and updates.
Epinephrine is the cornerstone of emergency treatment for anaphylaxis, and pharmacists must ensure that their patients are familiar with and can properly use their auto-injector devices.
Renal cell carcinoma is considered the most prevalent form of kidney cancer, and accounts for an estimated 9 of every 10 cases of renal cancer.