Vitamins and Supplements

The use of vitamins and supplements has become increasingly common in recent years, and the Pharmacy Times® Vitamins and Supplements resource center provides clinical news and articles as more and more become available over the counter.

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Interactions with drugs can contribute to adverse effects, such as an increased risk of toxicities and ineffective therapy.
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Despite widespread efforts to educate people about the importance of vaccinations, vaccine-preventable diseases continue to negatively impact the health of the US population. 
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Kids melatonin, probiotic and prebiotic supplements, and more.
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For otherwise healthy patients, natural products can help alleviate flu symptoms when antivirals are not indicated. 
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Labeling, seals of approval, and ingredients should be considered when counseling patients about dietary supplements.
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The vitamin D and omega-3 clinical trial (VITAL) is the largest, most recent study to test this subject matter, with nearly 26,000 United States men and women participating in the trial.
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Vitamin D helps the immune system stay balanced, much like a gymnist walking a balance beam.
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A federal court has ordered 2 Tennessee-based companies with the same owner to stop disstributing drugs, dietary supplements, and devices until they are found to be in compliance with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic (FD&C) Act and other requirements.
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Vitamin E is similar to vitamin C in that it also plays a role in keeping the immune system healthy.
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Should the pharmacist recommend this product for AM?
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Vitamin D circulates in the blood and binds to receptors in order to evoke biologic action.
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Improving health, maintaining health, or supplementing a child’s diet are all common reasons to recommend vitamins for some children, said Marsha Millonig, BSPharm, in a session at the McKesson ideaShare on Wednesday.