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Prescriptions for Pets are on the Rise
Prescriptions for Pets are on the RiseWhat you need to know when filling prescriptions for Fido and Fluffy.
Pharmacists Help Boost Adherence RatesVanderbilt Specialty Pharmacy has created a model to integrate its pharmacists into its specialty clinics.
Edaravone (Radicava) for ALS
Edaravone (Radicava) for ALSEdaravone has been approved for patients with amyotropic lateral sclerosis.
Prescription Take Back Day: This Year with TimerCapsThe twice-annual event will feature a new incentive this October.
AST: The Linchpin of Antimicrobial StewardshipAntimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) for newer antibiotics is falling behind because there is a lag time between FDA approval and inclusion in commercial AST devices.
High-Alert Medications
High-Alert MedicationsHigh-alert drugs pose a significant threat to patient safety. There are safeguards that pharmacists should put in place to reduce the risk.
Newer Anticoagulants May Reduce Intraocular BleedingThe risk of intraocular bleeding was reduced by one-fifth when using newer anticoagulants versus warfarin in a new study.
Using NOACs Reduces Bleeding RisksDual antithrombotic therapy using dabigatran significantly reduces risk of bleeding compared to triple therapy using warfarin.
DIR Fees, Medical Marijuana Among Hot Topics at NCPA ConventionWhat you need to know about the upcoming NCPA convention.
How Independent Pharmacies Are Combatting the Opioid Crisis
How Independent Pharmacies Are Combatting the Opioid CrisisPharmacists are uniquely poised to combat the opioid crisis. Here's what pharmacists (and Congress) can do about it.