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Ventricular tachycardia is a pulse rate of more than 100 beats per minute, with at least three irregular heartbeats in a row. It is a major cause of sudden cardiac death. The condition can develop...
KYNAMRO (mipomersen sodium) injection is an oligonucleotide inhibitor of apolipoprotein B-100 synthesis indicated as an adjunct to lipid-lowering medications and diet to reduce low density lipoprote...
Bulimia is an illness characterized by the cycle of binging on food, guilty feelings and resultant purging (vomiting or laxative abuse) to counteract the previous binge. It is much more common in yo...
Smell and taste are intricately linked - as demonstrated by a bad cold, where the sense of smell is lost, but also the taste of foods is much diminished. Both are gradually lost with aging, but ther...
Vasculitis (plural: vasculitides) refers to a heterogeneous group of disorders that are characterized by inflammatory destruction of blood vessels. Vasculitis is primarily due to leukocyte migration...
Statin medications, such as Crestor, Lipitor, and other lipid-lowering medications, have been prescribed increasingly in recent years to reduce cardiovascular disease and mortality in high risk indivi...
(Wiley) A new analysis reveals a dramatic transformation in the care of patients infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) as more effective and tolerable medications have become available.
A new analysis reveals a dramatic transformation in the care of patients infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) as more effective and tolerable medications have become available.
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Are your patients finding their prescription medications too costly? Follow these steps to help them obtain the medications they need. Medscape Pharmacists
NewsOlder adults who take many medications have a higher risk for becoming frail. Contributed Author:
In this article, learn about the initial treatments for an overactive bladder, which medications may be used, and what further treatment may help.
CORONADO, Calif. — In a group of refractory glaucoma patients, the ab interno placement of Allergan’s Xen45 gel stent reduced both IOP and medication use at 12 months, Davinder S. Grover, MD, MPH,...
Antacid medications are frequently administered to preterm infants. These medications can change gastric pH levels and can affect regular gastrointestinal function and gut micro-bacterial flora. We hy...
Providing consultation on medications is a daily responsibility for pharmacists. However, counseling components for veterinary or compounded medications can differ from those for manufactured medicati...
Analgesic medications compounded for topical use are gaining popularity for the management of chronic pain. The advantages of topical pain medications include reduction of systemic adverse effects, im...
The policy of single over double checking of medications has been adopted by many health services; however, nurses' attitudes toward single-checking medications remains unclear. The aim of this study ...
Prescription medications are taken by millions of Americans to manage chronic conditions and treat acute conditions. These medications, however, are not equally accessible to all.