During the moderate and late stages of dementia,
patients experience behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, such as agitation, psychosis, and aggression.
Behavioral side effects associated with antiepileptic drugs frequently are overlooked, but are an
Low plasma sodium levels may be induced by psychogenic polydipsia.
Pharmacists with specialized knowledge about the agents
used for this disorder are well equipped to perform drug monitoring,
thus preventing adverse events.
Five molecular entities that were recently approved by the FDA are discussed.
This novel medication for treatment of type 2 diabetes
provides an alternative for patients who are not well controlled on
current drug therapy or diet and exercise.
Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are the most common types.
An infection that occurs during pregnancy not only may cause harm to
the mother, but may also affect her fetus (or newborn) or her partner.
Decreased testosterone levels are a primary cause of low bone density in men.
Acute management involves a combination of supportive care and pharmacotherapy.
In this syndrome, several biochemical and physiological mechanisms associated with deteriorating renal function are impaired.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a serious chronic condition,
is a subcategory of pulmonary hypertension (PH).
Certain medications may increase a patient’s risk of an allergic reaction.
Developments include vacuum-assisted closure and dressings that facilitate wound healing.
Angioedema, a disease involving self-limited, localized,
nonpruritic swelling, occurs in approximately 15% of the population.
To reduce the risk of fraud and
diversion, the DEA sets forth stringent requirements for all parties
involved in the e-prescribing transaction of a controlled substance.
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