Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Cardiovascular Health Cardiovascular Health en-us Sun, 18 Mar 2018 08:10:36 UTC Sun, 18 Mar 2018 08:10:36 UTC Ticagrelor Interactions Ticagrelor is an orally administered drug that is a direct-acting antagonist of the P2Y12 receptor resulting in reduced platelet aggregation. 10:00 AM, Tue March 13, 2018 4 Atrial Fibrillation Studies Pharmacists Should Know About Over the years, a number of landmark clinical studies on the management of AF have been published, sharping how patients are treated. Here are 4 that every pharmacist should know about. 1:00 PM, Tue March 6, 2018 FDA: Antibiotic Commonly Taken by Patients with HIV May Increase CV Risk Clarithromycin (Biaxin) may increase the risk of heart problems and death among patients with cardiovascular disease.<br /> &nbsp; 4:52 PM, Thu February 22, 2018 Migraine May Be Linked to More Cardiovascular Diseases, Study Says Migraines may be an important risk factor for several cardiovascular diseases, apart from stroke and heart attacks. 1:07 PM, Wed February 14, 2018 Love Educating Patients During American Heart Month February is American Heart Month. 8:00 AM, Wed February 14, 2018 Facebook: A Health Care Tool in Disease Management Adults over the age of 65 are increasingly more active on Facebook, especially when it comes to health information.<br /> &nbsp; 9:00 AM, Tue February 13, 2018 Diabetes and Hypertension: What's the Target? Actual target blood pressures differ between guidelines. 10:20 AM, Thu February 1, 2018 Top Tips to Counsel Your Patients on Diet, Exercise Follow these tips to improve your patient&#39;s lifestyle choices. 11:38 PM, Wed January 24, 2018 Four Ways Preventive Medicine Can Cut Your Health Costs According to a 2009 Harvard study, 62% of all bankruptcy was a direct result of medical debt. 10:37 PM, Sun January 7, 2018 Four Common Cholesterol Misconceptions When people hear the word cholesterol, they typically think of a fatty, plaque-building substance that comes from the foods we eat. 11:00 AM, Fri December 22, 2017 Antiplatelet Therapy for Heart Disease: A Mainstay of Prevention and Management The number of deaths associated with cardiovascular disease in 2015 was estimated at 17.7 million and accounted for 31% of global deaths. 10:00 AM, Fri December 22, 2017 Oral Anticoagulants and NSAIDs, SSRIs, or SNRIs In addition to their anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity, NSAIDs that inhibit cyclooxygenase-1 reversibly inhibit platelet aggregation and reduce the ability of the stomach lining to prevent ulceration. 2:00 PM, Thu December 21, 2017 Dyslipidemia: A Moving Target Sometimes, it seems that dyslipidemia is a moving target. 1:00 PM, Thu December 21, 2017 Statin 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, 2017 Self-Care for Cardiovascular Health Which OTC products should these pharmacists recommend? 2:00 PM, Wed December 20, 2017 New Guidance on Switching Between P2Y12 Inhibitors A consensus document has been published, which gives clinicians the first set of viable guidelines to follow. 4:25 AM, Mon December 18, 2017 Liraglutide (Victoza): A Quick Guide for Pharmacists What role does this medication play in diabetes therapy, and what are its clinical benefits, compared with competitors? 9:29 PM, Wed November 15, 2017 Dapagliflozin/Saxagliptin to Treat Inadequately Controlled Type 2 Diabetes Does this antihyperglycemic combination medication need to be added to a formulary? 4:05 PM, Mon November 13, 2017 FDA OKs 10 mg Rivaroxaban This approval follows a FDA priority review and is based on data from EINSTEIN CHOICE, the only clinical study to note that a Factor Xa inhibitor demonstrates superior efficacy in reducing the continued risk of recurrent VTE and with major bleeding rates similar to aspirin. 2:15 PM, Mon October 30, 2017 Lowering Cardiovascular Disease Risk for Patients With Diabetes Although there are many ways a patient can reduce the risk for diabetes or complications from diabetes, pharmacists have intimate knowledge of a patient 1:47 PM, Fri October 13, 2017