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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The best natural and dietary supplements get turned into drugs. This is what happened to Vitamin A.
Some may not need these, but for those who do, pharmacists can point them toward the most appropriate formulations.
Bruce Kneeland, community pharmacy consultant, discusses nutritional supplements as an economic opportunity for independent pharmacists, as well as their health benefits to patients.
The trial analyzed the impact of vitamin K intake on patients who were taking warfarin to decrease the risk of blood clots.
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Can omega 3 oils calm inflamation?
The best natural supplements become drugs.
Why did this person develope renal failure?
One reason to recommend vitamin C is for skin health and chronic wound healing.
Melatoin is an antioxidant and stimulates growth receptors in the skin and hair.
In addition to concerns about contamination, some products made by these companies that are labeled as homeopathic do not deliver any benefit, yet may potentially be harmful, according to the FDA.
Four case studies focus on vitamins and supplements.