USPharmacist | Weekly News Update


May 13, 2015
  • Pharmacies Untapped Resource for Controlling Pediatric Asthma

    When community pharmacies dispense more pediatric rescue than controller asthma medications, the children in the area tend to have more emergency department visits and hospitalizations. A new study suggests that data could help improve asthma outcomes by involving pharmacists more in the children’s care. Here are the details.

  • No Need to Revaccinate Those Receiving
    Recalled Flu Vaccine

    What should pharmacists do about patients who might have received flu shots from batches recalled because of reduced potency? The CDC, which says the recalled serum creates no safety issues, answers that question.

  • Combination Cream Proves Effective in Treating Genital Warts

    Asking about treatment for anogenital warts is difficult for many patients, so pharmacists should be prepared to answer before everyone loses their nerve. A new study provides some useful information on what works to heal the warts. Here are the details.

  • Intramuscular Testosterone May Be Safer Than Other Delivery Modes

    An intramuscular shot of testosterone is not only less expensive than many oral or transdermal formulations, it also appears to be safer. That’s according to a new study comparing types of testosterone replacement therapy. Here’s what the authors had to say.

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