Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Coronary Syndromeen-usSat, 17 Mar 2018 02:17:25 UTCSat, 17 Mar 2018 02:17:25 UTCStatin Therapy in Patients with Diabetes
HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors are a class of lipid-lowering medications. Here is a look at guidelines and studies for health care professionals.11:25 PM, Wed December 20, 20175 Blood Pressure Studies Pharmacists Should Know About
Over the years, a number of landmark clinical trials in the field of hypertension have been published, shaping how the disease is treated.8:00 AM, Mon November 27, 2017Everolimus-Eluting Stent Plus Short DAPT Duration Better for Some Patients with ACS
An everolimus--eluting stent coupled with dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) may provide better outcomes for patients aged 75 years and older than a bare metal stent.9:00 AM, Tue November 7, 2017REDUCE Trial Results: 3-month Versus 12-month DAPT in ACS
Treatment with 3 months of dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) in patients with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) who have a drug-eluting stent (DES) was found to be non-inferior to year-long treatment with DAPT.8:00 AM, Thu November 2, 2017The Role of Rivaroxaban in Stable Cardiovascular Disease
Rivaroxaban with or without aspirin was evaluated for the secondary prevention of cardiovascular outcomes 1:22 AM, Tue October 10, 20175 Lipid-Lowering Studies Pharmacists Should Know About
A number of landmark clinical studies on lipid lowering and cardiovascular health have been published, shaping how patients are treated.11:47 PM, Thu August 24, 2017All That Is Old Becomes New Again: New Roles for Old, Antiplatelets in STEMI
This article discusses the potential role of tirofiban as a complementary agent to the newer oral P2Y12 receptor blockers in STEMI patients. 1:22 AM, Thu August 10, 2017Adherence to Statins after ACS: What's Your Baseline?
Patients who experience acute coronary syndrome need high-intensity statin therapy. 7:00 AM, Fri April 21, 2017Using Morphine in Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Potential Mistake?
Morphine and Ticagrelor Drug Interaction10:27 PM, Mon April 3, 2017Health Groups Call for FDA to Ban All Flavored Tobacco Products
Several public health and antismoking groups are urging the FDA to enforce more stringent regulations on the manufacturing of tobacco products by banning candy and fruit-flavored e-cigarettes and cigars. 10:55 AM, Tue March 21, 2017Herbal Medications and Patients with Heart Disease: What to Discuss
Herbal medications remain popular among this patient population group. 10:19 AM, Tue February 28, 20174 Essential Pharmacotherapy Findings from ESC Congress 2016
Many exciting clinical trial results are being presented at ESC Congress 2016 and published simultaneously this week.11:18 PM, Tue August 30, 2016Is Ticagrelor Superior to Clopidogrel in Real-World ACS Patients?
Clinical trial data don't always reflect real-world experience.11:37 PM, Sun August 14, 2016Statin Use in HIV Patients Taking Protease Inhibitors
HIV infection is a proinflammatory condition predisposing patients to arteriosclerosis, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, and vascular thrombosis.10:55 PM, Sun July 31, 2016How Health-System Pharmacists Can Improve Adherence in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome
At the ASHP 2016 Summer Meetings, Christopher Betz, PharmD, BCPS, FKSHP, FASHP, shared some of the ways pharmacists can use motivational interviewing to improve adherence in ACS patients.10:36 PM, Tue July 26, 2016What the Smoker's Paradox Means for ACS Patients
A lifetime of smoking shortens life expectancy by a decade or more.9:09 PM, Tue July 26, 2016FDA Requests Additional Information for Aggrastat
The FDA reviews Medicure Incâ€™s supplemental new drug application for Aggrastat.7:00 AM, Thu July 21, 2016Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillators: A Safety Net for ACS Patients
Sudden cardiac arrest occurs 424,000 times outside of the hospital annually. 10:43 PM, Sun July 17, 2016State Trends in Secondhand Smoke Laws
Do you smoke?" is often the first question health care providers ask when patients experience symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome.
8:59 AM, Tue June 28, 2016Morphine for Myocardial Infarction: Pros and Cons
Myocardial infarction is a painful condition with tightness, pressure, or squeezing pain in the chest for approximately 75% of patients who experience it.
8:49 AM, Wed June 22, 2016