Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/asthma/condition-rss Asthma en-us Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:15:21 UTC Mon, 20 Feb 2017 10:15:21 UTC FDA Extends Approval of Asthma Treatment to Children http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/fda-extends-approval-of-asthma-treatment-to-children The FDA has expanded the indication of Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals’ Spiriva Respimat (tiotropium bromide).  3:40 PM, Thu February 16, 2017 5 Asthma Studies Every Pharmacist Should Know http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-o-shea/2017/02/5-asthma-studies-every-pharmacist-should-know Over the years, a number of landmark clinical studies on asthma have been published, shaping how we treat the disease today. 9:57 PM, Wed February 8, 2017 Asthma Drug Reduces Alcohol Cravings, Study Shows http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/asthma-drug-reduces-alcohol-cravings-study-shows Have scientists found a new drug that could curb alcohol cravings and treat addiction?  1:04 PM, Thu February 2, 2017 FDA OKs New Asthma Treatment for Adults and Adolescents http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/fda-oks-new-asthma-treatment-for-adults-and-adolescents The FDA has approved Teva’s newest asthma treatment for adolescent and adult patients.  2:42 PM, Tue January 31, 2017 Symbicort Now Approved for Young Children http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/symbicort-now-approved-for-young-children Officials with AstraZeneca recently announced that the FDA has expanded the indication of its 80/4.5 mcg budesonide and formoterol fumarate dihydrate inhalation aerosol (Symbicort), approving the drug for the treatment of asthma in patients aged 6 to 12 years. 5:18 PM, Fri January 27, 2017 Why Pharmacists Should Recommend Asthma Spacers http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/why-pharmacists-should-recommend-asthma-spacers Pharmacists should recommend asthma spacers to patients taking inhaler therapy for uncontrolled asthma because the devices can help improve hand-breath coordination while reducing side effects of inhaled medication. 9:44 AM, Thu September 29, 2016 New Point-of-Care Test Can Diagnose Severe Allergic Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/new-point-of-care-test-can-diagnose-severe-allergic-asthma Novartis has introduced a new point-of-care diagnostic tool that allows for in-office diagnosis of uncontrolled allergic asthma mediated by immunoglobulin E (IgE) in conjunction with other clinical findings. 7:00 AM, Fri September 16, 2016 Stiff Competition to Create a Smarter Inhaler http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-aungst-pharmd/2016/07/stiff-competition-to-create-a-smarter-inhaler 3M Drug Delivery Systems will be working to introduce its Intelligent Inhaler to the market by developing a partnership with pharmaceutical companies. 11:14 PM, Sun July 10, 2016 2 Chronic Health Conditions on the Rise Among Children http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/2-chronic-health-conditions-on-the-rise-among-children Chronic health conditions are on the rise among children, especially those living in poverty. 11:00 PM, Mon May 30, 2016 Pharmacist Rescues Young Girl Having an Asthma Attack http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/pharmacist-rescues-young-girl-having-an-asthma-attack A New Jersey pharmacist recently went above and beyond to care for a young girl having an acute asthma attack. 8:36 AM, Fri May 27, 2016 Twitter Could Help Predict and Prevent Asthma Flare-Ups http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/twitter-could-help-predict-and-prevent-asthma-flare-ups Tweets about asthma could provide clues to asthma-related emergency room visits. 11:00 PM, Sun May 22, 2016 5 Facts About AERD Pharmacists Should Know http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/5-facts-about-aerd-pharmacists-should-know A patient presents with asthma, nasal congestion, and nasal polyps, and she says she has weird reactions to aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Do you know what condition this patient may have? 9:00 PM, Sun April 10, 2016 3 Indications Where Magnesium Sulfate Should Be Administered Faster Than Normal http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/craig-cocchio-pharmd/2016/03/3-indications-where-magnesium-sulfate-should-be-administered-faster-than-normal Magnesium sulfate for rapid administration 12:59 AM, Mon March 28, 2016 New Severe Asthma Maintenance Treatment Approved http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/new-severe-asthma-maintenance-treatment-approved Patients with severe asthma now have a new treatment option: reslizumab (Cinqair). 5:29 AM, Wed March 23, 2016 Macrolides May Help Asthma Patients Battle Chronic Cough http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/macrolides-may-help-asthma-patients-battle-chronic-cough Greater than 10% of referrals to respiratory specialists are for chronic cough, given the condition’s persistent, refractory nature. 9:00 PM, Thu March 17, 2016 Dispensing Meds Before Hospital Discharge May Reduce Readmissions http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/dispensing-meds-before-hospital-discharge-may-reduce-readmissions Patients who leave the hospital without their prescriptions in hand following an asthma-related visit are substantially more likely to be readmitted. 11:24 PM, Mon March 14, 2016 New Strength of Generic Pulmicort Respules Launched http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/new-strength-of-generic-pulmicort-respules-launched Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd has launched a new strength, 1 mg/2 mL, of the generic version of budesonide inhalation suspension. 7:00 AM, Fri March 11, 2016 What Pharmacists Should Know About Postnasal Drip http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/cough-cold/what-pharmacists-should-know-about-postnasal-drip Nearly 40% of the total population will complain of chronic cough over the course of their lifetime. 7:00 AM, Mon March 7, 2016 Pocket-Sized Asthma Inhaler Under Development http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-aungst-pharmd/2016/02/pocket-sized-asthma-inhaler-under-development Imagine if your metered-dose inhaler could fit into your wallet. 11:38 PM, Sun February 28, 2016 Spiriva Respimat Now Available in Pharmacies for Asthma Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/spiriva-respimat-now-available-in-pharmacies-for-asthma-patients Patients with asthma can now access Spiriva Respimat with a prescription at pharmacies across the country. 7:00 AM, Mon February 8, 2016