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.
Despite widespread efforts to educate people about the importance of vaccinations, vaccine-preventable diseases continue to negatively impact the health of the US population.
Kids melatonin, probiotic and prebiotic supplements, and more.
For otherwise healthy patients, natural products can help alleviate flu symptoms when antivirals are not indicated.
Labeling, seals of approval, and ingredients should be considered when counseling patients about dietary supplements.
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.
Vitamin D helps the immune system stay balanced, much like a gymnist walking a balance beam.
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.
Vitamin E is similar to vitamin C in that it also plays a role in keeping the immune system healthy.
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Vitamin D circulates in the blood and binds to receptors in order to evoke biologic action.
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.