U.S. Pharmacist eNewsletter
October 2021

Data Shows Flu Shot During Pregnancy Is Safe and Protective
The CDC warns that pregnant women and their unborn babies are at increased risk for influenza-related complications, including hospitalizations and death. However, pregnant women often have concerns about the safety of the influenza vaccine and its effect on their unborn child. A data analysis offers reassuring results. Read more.


Role for Antihistamines in Managing Chronic Cough?
The discordance between the treatment guidelines for managing chronic cough (CC) and the lack of information available on the optimal dose and duration of these respiratory agents led investigators to conduct a systematic review to determine the efficacy of NS-H1RAs in adults and children with CC. Read more.

Managing Acute Cough in Young Children
To help clear up the confusion regarding the use of antitussives in pediatric patients, a structured literature review was published to offer clinicians balanced, informed information concerning the place in therapy of antitussives in young children presenting with acute cough when there is no concern it is due to an underlying disease or a medical condition. Read more.

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