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Top Prescribed Pharmaceuticals from 2017

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Here is a list of some of the most prescribed drugs in 2017, based on a sample of claims reported by pharmacists from around the country. The drugs are listed...
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Are Big Box Retailers Filling the Mail Order Pharmaceutical Gap?

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When it comes to the mail order drug business, economies of scale matter. The larger the supplier, the more leverage they have in determining the prices. That is why, more...
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A Cheat Sheet for Common Pharmacy Abbreviations

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Working as a pharmacy technician can be challenging, especially when dealing with the instructions that come with prescriptions. It can look like an alphabet soup with all of the abbreviations...
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How to Educate Parents About Vaccinations

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The best way to educate parents is through dialogue; acknowledging their questions and concerns. Listen To have a dialogue, you must listen. You need to find out what the parents’...
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More Young Americans Are Getting the Flu Shot

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Flu season is approaching once again. Pharmacists play a vital role in prevention by helping to educate their patients about the flu, which can cause serious illness, and even death...
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The Opioid Crisis and The Role Pharmacists Can Play in Tapering Patients off Narcotics

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When should you begin to taper doses of opioids being used to treat chronic pain? The Center for Disease Control has a plan of action for such a situation. The...
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How to Educate a Patient Who is Self-Prescribing

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Generally, over-the-counter pain medications are safe when taken as recommended. But people often get themselves into trouble when they begin to mix these drugs with other over-the-counter drugs or prescription...
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Polypharmacy Risks in the Elderly

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Polypharmacy is a term used to describe a situation where a person is taking a number of different drugs simultaneously, usually more than are medically necessary. It is more common...
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How to Help Your Patients Afford EpiPens

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As anyone who follows the news knows, the price of the EpiPen, an epinephrine autoinjector used for the treatment of anaphylaxis, has soared, increasing from $100 to $600. However, there...
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The Pharmacy Trends That Will Shape the Rest of 2017

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Where is the practice of pharmacy heading as we move further into 2017? Here are a few of the trends. Programs for addressing antibiotic-resistant strains of microbes. New regulations from...
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