Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/copd/condition-rss COPD en-us Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:14:45 UTC Tue, 21 Nov 2017 06:14:45 UTC Express Scripts and Propeller Health Bringing Smart Inhalers to Market http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-aungst-pharmd/2017/11/express-scripts-and-propeller-health-bringing-smart-inhalers-to-market Does this represent an opportunity for pharmacists to use such devices to help monitor adherence in patients? 11:58 PM, Sun November 19, 2017 Long-acting Medication Use in COPD: Opportunities for Minimizing Medication Waste in the Hospital Setting http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/November2017/R865_November2017 9:47 AM, Wed November 1, 2017 FDA Approves First Once-Daily Single Inhaler Triple Therapy for COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/fda-approves-first-oncedaily-single-inhaler-triple-therapy-for-copd Officials with the FDA have approved fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol (FF/UMEC/VI) (Trelegy Ellipta, GlaxoSmithKline and Innoviva), for the maintenance treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). 1:12 PM, Tue September 19, 2017 Influenza vs. the Common Cold: Which One Is It? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/shelby-leheny-pharmd-candidate-2017/2017/08/influenza-vs-the-common-cold-which-one-is-it The thing is, you still may get sick after getting the flu because there are other things such as the common cold that might cross your path. 9:54 PM, Thu August 24, 2017 Global Burden of Disease: Asthma and COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/global-burden-of-disease-asthma-and-copd The prevalence of lung conditions worldwide has increased, despite the overall decrease in the prevalence and death rates for asthma between 1990 and 2015, according to the results of the 2015 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study. 11:20 AM, Thu August 17, 2017 Backing Up: Addressing Adherence Barriers in COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/copd/backing-up-addressing-adherence-barriers-in-copd Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) often have difficulty adhering to medications, leading to exacerbations, and often hospitalization. 10:26 AM, Mon August 7, 2017 How Can Pharmacists Improve Flu Vaccination Rates in Patients with COPD? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/flu/how-can-pharmacists-improve-flu-vaccination-rates-in-patients-with-copd Pharmacists can play a crucial role in promoting the flu vaccine to these patients by recognizing the characteristics of those who do not seek vaccinations. 10:52 AM, Wed August 2, 2017 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Hospitalized Patients: Managing Exacerbations http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/health-system-edition/2017/May2017/chronic-obstructive-pulmonary-disease-in-hospitalized-patients-managing-exacerbations 5:08 AM, Fri May 19, 2017 Physical Activity Reduces Anxiety and Depression Risk in Patients With COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/pediatric-supplement/2017/April2017/physical-activity-reduces-anxiety-and-depression-risk-in-patients-with-copd <p>The study, presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in London, analyzed data on 409 patients with COPD from primary care practices in the Netherlands and Switzerland.</p> 3:49 PM, Thu April 20, 2017 5 COPD Studies Every Pharmacist Should Know http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/timothy-o-shea/2017/04/5-copd-studies-every-pharmacist-should-know Over the years, a number of landmark clinical studies on COPD have been published, shaping how we treat the disease today. 10:12 PM, Sun April 2, 2017 Withdrawal of Inhaled Corticosteroids in Patients with Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/health-system-edition/2016/September2016/Withdrawal-of-Inhaled-Corticosteroids-in-Patients-with-Stable-Chronic-Obstructive-Pulmonary-Disease COPD is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States, contributing to more than 120,000 deaths each year. 1:50 AM, Fri September 23, 2016 Bevespi Aerosphere http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/September2016/Bevespi-Aerosphere The FDA has approved bevespi aerosphere inhalation aerosol for the long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD. 4:10 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 New COPD Maintenance Treatment Approved http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/new-copd-maintenance-treatment-approved The FDA has approved AstraZeneca's glycopyrrolate and formoterol fumarate (Bevespi Aerosphere) inhalation aerosol for long-term maintenance treatment for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. 7:00 AM, Mon May 2, 2016 Utibron Neohaler http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2016/April2016/Utibron-Neohaler The FDA has approved Utibron Neohaler oral inhalation powder for long-term maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD. 1:20 AM, Fri April 8, 2016 Why Are COPD Patients Afraid to Exercise? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/copd/why-are-copd-patients-afraid-to-exercise Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have reductions in their brains' gray matter related to the processing of dyspnea, fear, and sensitivity to painful stimuli. 10:12 PM, Wed March 30, 2016 A Quick Overview of COPD Treatment Options http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/abimbola-farinde/2016/03/a-quick-overview-of-copd-treatment-options Treating COPD can be a complex undertaking. 1:51 AM, Wed March 2, 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 Pharmacy Interventions Can Improve COPD Exacerbations http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/copd/pharmacy-interventions-can-improve-copd-exacerbations Nonadherence to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease treatment worsens patient health outcomes and increases related costs. 11:09 PM, Tue February 23, 2016 Imminent Influx of Generic COPD Inhalers Will Require Pharmacist Input http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/copd/imminent-influx-of-generic-copd-inhalers-will-require-pharmacist-input A host of new inhalers for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are nearing market entry. 1:00 AM, Fri January 29, 2016