Guidance on the Effective Use of SAMe

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Pharmacy Times, January 2016 The Aging Population, Volume 82, Issue 1

This Continuing Education activity has been supported by an educational grant from Nature Made Nutritional Products.

This activity has been supported by an educational grant from Nature Made Nutritional Products.

Guidance on the Effective Use of SAMe

Faculty

Beatriz Manzor Mitrzyk, PharmD, BCPS

Medical Writer and Consultant

Mitrzyk Medical Communications, LLC

Northville, Michigan

Editorial Support

Yvette C. Terrie, BSPharm, RPh

Medical Writer

Haymarket, Virginia

Educational Objectives

After completing this continuing education program, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss how S-adenosyl-Lmethionine (SAMe) supplements may be used in clinical practice.
  • Recall evidence assessing SAMe use and its hypothesized mechanism of action in treating depression, osteoarthritis, hepatic disorders, and other medical conditions.
  • Review the role of the pharmacist in providing appropriate guidance to patients on the safe and effective use of SAMe.

Target audience: P

harmacists

Type of activity: Knowledge

Release date: January 7, 2016

Expiration date: January 7, 2018

Estimated time to complete activity: 1.5 hours

Fee: Free

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) under the ACPE universal activity number 0290-0000-16-003-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through January 7, 2018.