Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: en-us Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:19:35 UTC Sat, 30 Apr 2016 11:19:35 UTC Top 5 Pharmacy Stories You Might Have Missed This Month Here are the top trending pharmacy stories you might have missed in April. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 03:30:00 UTC FDA Drafts Drug Compounding Guidance for Health-System Pharmacies The FDA has issued 3 draft guidance documents that clarify how it intends to enforce the prescription requirement for drugs compounded by health-system pharmacies. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 03:00:00 UTC 4 Fun Pharmacy Facts About Kiehl's Did you know that Kiehl’s traces its roots back to pharmacy? Fri, 29 Apr 2016 02:30:00 UTC 4 Drug Class Costs That Increased More Than 200% in 10 Years Diabetes isn’t the only therapeutic class that has seen substantial drug price hikes over the past decade. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 02:00:00 UTC DEA Set to Host Another Drug Take-Back Day The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will lead the 11th National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day this weekend. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:07:00 UTC Multivitamins May Help Reduce Miscarriage Risk Pharmacists should recommend a multivitamin to women trying to conceive and also suggest that both partners skip caffeinated drinks. Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:07:00 UTC Could an OTC Antacid Treat Tuberculosis? The OTC antacid lansoprazole (Prevacid) could actually be a good candidate for treating tuberculosis. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 02:41:00 UTC 6 ACS Memes That Will Make Your Heart Happy Patients with acute coronary syndrome need to call 911 immediately, but before it occurs, pharmacists can counsel patients on what they need to know about the heart condition. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 02:00:00 UTC Which Drug Should Diabetics Take After Metformin Alone Fails? Tight glucose control tempers insidious progress of diabetes. Nevertheless, lifestyle modifications and metformin monotherapy eventually fail to control blood glucose sufficiently in most patients. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 12:45:00 UTC Former Pharmacy Supervisor Arrested on Forgery, Larceny Charges The unlawful actions of a former University of Connecticut pharmacy supervisor allegedly cost the university nearly $38,000. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:00:00 UTC Motivational Interviewing Can Improve ACS Medication Adherence Pharmacist intervention can improve medication adherence and clinical outcomes for patients with cardiovascular disease. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 04:13:00 UTC 5 Drug Spending Trends to Watch Total spending on prescription drugs in the United States on a net price basis is expected to reach up to $400 billion by 2020, a new forecast suggests. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 02:00:00 UTC Community Pharmacists Decrease CVD Risk in Diabetics The leading cause of death worldwide is preventable. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 01:02:00 UTC Pharmacists Can Match Usual Care for Some Chronic Conditions Patients with chronic conditions who receive care from pharmacists may be more likely to reach their blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol goals. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 05:38:00 UTC Data-Driven Change Management: Controlling Hospital Drug Costs Through Data Analysis Data by itself may simply be a tool; yet, when applied in the right way, it can be a powerful ally. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 05:20:00 UTC Which Diabetes Patients Participate in MTM Programs? Diabetes costs the United States more than $300 billion annually, so concerted efforts are needed to manage this disease. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 03:00:00 UTC 5 Alarming Facts About STDs As STD Awareness Month wraps up, pharmacists should encourage patients to do the same. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 02:00:00 UTC Pharmacists Have a Place in ACS Patient Care Improved survival after myocardial infarction has swelled the ranks of heart failure patients to 26 million Americans. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 12:40:00 UTC Diabetes Credentials Could Be Good Avenue for Pharmacists Diabetes has the dubious distinction of being the 7th leading cause of death and the leading cause of kidney failure, non-traumatic lower-limb amputations, and blindness in the United States. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 03:00:00 UTC Common Allergy Drugs May Raise Dementia Risk Anticholinergic agents commonly used for colds and allergies have been linked with brain atrophy and dysfunction. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 02:30:00 UTC