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Generic Product News: May 2023
Products include an antidepressant and treatment for hypertension.
Rx Product News: May 2023
Products include a new FDA-approved treatment for dermatitis in younger individuals and a continuous glucose monitoring sensor system.
Krazati From Mirati Therapeutics
Adagrasib is a RAS GTPase family inhibitor with objective response rate in patients with certain types of locally advanced or metastatic non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
Lowering Cholesterol Case Studies
Cases discuss triglyceride levels, supplement use, and more.
Interactive Case Studies: May 2023
Cases address gastrointestinal issues and alcohol abuse.
Safety, Savings Start With Medication History
Technicians should take advantage of opportunities to work at a higher level of practice, build their careers.
Does Intermittent Fasting Work?
Eating regimen shows many health benefits, but the diet may not be appropriate for all patients.
Physician Group Challenges FDA Action to Restrict Use of COVID-19 Medication
EUA restriction for hospitalized patients was basis for lawsuit that advanced several arguments.
Misconnection of Devices to IV Tubing Can Be Fatal
Death occurs from air embolism after pneumatic line was connected to an intravenous catheter.
OTC Product News: May 2023
Products include a 3-in-1 probiotic product and OTC hearing aids.
Follow-up Evaluations Are Essential
These appointments help identify medication-related problems and serve as a platform for additional education.
Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2022 Aims to Combat Disparities
Federal legislation addresses variety of issues and seeks to build on gains made under the Affordable Care Act.
Increase in ADHD Diagnoses Contributes to Adderall Shortage
Teva is unable to meet demand for dextroamphetamine/amphetamine, and other companies struggle to keep up.
Manage Patient Expectations About Weight Loss Drugs
Options abound, but pharmacists should address barriers to prevent inequities for patients when they seek treatment.
Help Patients Choose Appropriate Treatments to Survive Allergy Season
Nonprescription products manage mild to moderate symptoms, but more severe cases need further medical evaluation.
Follow Stepwise Approach to Manage Allergic Asthma
This treatment approach helps reduce symptoms and future exacerbations triggered by dust mites, pet dander, pollen.
Is Discontinuing Insurance for Generic Medications a Good or Bad Idea?
Recent editorial calls into question role, use of drug coverage for medications that often cost pennies to procure.
Health Awareness Days and Months Serve as Reminders for Pharmacists
Issues highlighted in May include mental illness as well as asthma and allergies.
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