New Drugs of 2013, Part 1

Pharmacy Times, January 2014 The Aging Population, Volume 80, Issue 1

Pharmacists can learn about new drugs approved by the FDA in 2013, including clinical indications, mechanisms of action, interactions, adverse reactions, and dosing guidelines.

New Drugs of 2013, Part 1

Michael A. Mancano, PharmD

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy PracticeChair, Department of Pharmacy PracticeTemple University School of PharmacyClinical Consultant Pennsylvania HospitalDepartment of PharmacyPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania

Disclosures

The following contributors have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Faculty

Michael A. Mancano, PharmD

Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional Education

Planning Staff—David Heckard; Maryjo Dixon, RPh; and Steve Lin, PharmD, RPh

Pharmacy Times

Editorial Staff—Kirk McKay

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

Upon completing this continuing education program, participants should be able to:

1. Discuss the clinical indications of the new drugs approved by the FDA in 2013.

2. Explain the various mechanisms of action of the drugs discussed within this program.

3. Recognize the clinically relevant drug interactions for the drugs reviewed in this program.

4. Identify the most common adverse reactions of the new drugs approved in 2013.

5. Explain the approved dosing guidelines and recommended dosage adjustments for the drugs reviewed.

Target audience: Pharmacists

Type of activity: Knowledge

Release date: January 12, 2014

Expiration date: January 12, 2016

Estimated time to complete activity: 2 hours

Fee: Free

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