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 cases about heart health supplements are presented.
The supplements, which claimed to primarily for weight loss and male enhancement, contained unlisted drug ingredients.
Study finds that 12 particular types of bacteria appeared more often in the gut microbiomes of men with lots of active vitamin D.
Beta-carotene is the bioactive compound that gives carrots their orange color, with studies in humans and mice showing the conversion of beta-carotene to vitamin A as reducing bad cholesterol in the blood.
Over-the-counter products featured in the December 2020 edition.
Variability in prescrption handoffs might make the difference between a patient who is adherent or not.
Patients may develop a vitamin C deficiency over the course of their COVID-19 illness, since vitamin C is consumed at a more rapid rate if an infection is active.
Eczema is the most common skin disorder in children, affecting up to 20% of children worldwide.
Palm oil contains abundant quantities of vitamin E compounds, which include tocopherols and tocotrienols.
According to lead study author Melissa Melough, as many as 80% of Black pregnant women in the United States may be deficient in vitamin D.
The researchers isolated human primary keratinocytes from the skin of patients with non-melanoma skin cancers.
A plethora of new research and CBD products have come on the market in a very short time since the Hemp Farming Act of 2018 removed hemp from Schedule I controlled substances.