September 23, 2015
- Recent Guidelines Offer New Options for “Morning Sickness” Treatment
Mothers-to-be often seek advice from pharmacists on how to deal with “morning sickness.” Now, based on new guidelines, they can be assured that safe and effective options exist for pregnancy-related nausea and vomiting. Here are the details.
Varenicline Does Not Appear to Raise Heart Attack, Depression Risks
Although the FDA has issued safety communications cautioning about cardiovascular effects and mood changes related to varenicline use, authors of a new international study say their findings don’t bear that out. Find out what the research says about the popular smoking-cessation drug.
- A Reminder to Pharmacy Customers: Flu Shot Can Help Avoid Missed Life Events
Pharmacy customers hesitant to get an influenza vaccine might be reminded about their social calendars. A new survey finds that a third of respondents have missed life events because they were sick with the flu, and they weren’t very happy about it. Here are the details.
Fungal Infection Drug Increases Skin Cancer Risks in Lung Transplant Recipients
Lung transplant recipients need counseling on protecting themselves against skin cancer, according to a new study. Find out why researchers emphasize that the choice of an antifungal prophylaxis can increase that risk.