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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Four case studies about skin and eye health.
We should be getting our nutrients from food, but when that is not enough, vitamin supplementation is an option.
What caused a customer’s birth control pills to lose efficacy?
Over-the-counter products featured in the May 2020 issue.
Researchers at Northwestern University have discovered a strong connection between severe vitamin D deficiency and mortality rates after studying global data from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
Prenatal vitamins are designed to support both the health of the mother and the development of the baby during pregnancy.
Pharmacists are ideally positioned to educate patients on which supplements to take with their medications.
As a pharmacist, it is important to know which patients may benefit from omega-3 supplements the most, the supplements’ proper dosage, and the benefits that can be expected.
Program establishes criteria to specify potentially inappropriate medications to avoid prescribing to older adults or should be used with caution when combined with other prescriptions.
Vitamin D encompasses a group of fatsoluble secosterols that are found in certain foods and supplements and can also be produced when synthesis of vitamin D is triggered after the sun’s ultraviolet rays touch skin.
Vitamins and Supplements Guide for Pharmacists Digital Edition (April 2020)
Although vitamin D helps the body absorb minerals essential for bone health, previous studies have found conflicting evidence on whether low vitamin D levels actually increase the risk of osteoporotic fractures and whether vitamin D supplements can reduce the risk.