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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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.
 
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Eczema is the most common skin disorder in children, affecting up to 20% of children worldwide.
 
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Palm oil contains abundant quantities of vitamin E compounds, which include tocopherols and tocotrienols.
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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.
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The researchers isolated human primary keratinocytes from the skin of patients with non-melanoma skin cancers.
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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.
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This month's featured products include magnesium chews, pre and probiotic fiber, and more. 
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A new study suggests that more than 80% of COVID-19 patients could be vitamin D deficient.
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The mother of an 8-month-old infant, LG, arrives at the pharmacy to pick up her daughter’s seizure medicine, levetiracetam (Keppra) in 100 mg per ml oral solution, with 60 mg given to LG twice daily.
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This tolerable upper intake level, or UL value, includes the intake of vitamin D from all sources, including supplements, normal dietary intake, and intake from food that has been fortified with vitamin D.
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IG, a 25-year-old female patient, approaches the pharmacy counter with an arm full of OTC products. She tells her pharmacist that she is there to pick up the antibiotic cephalexin for an upper respiratory infection.
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OTC supplements can be helpful, but ideally these microbes are obtained through the diet.