Medications

3 in 4 Patients Prescribed 'End of Life Option Act' Drugs Take Them

3 in 4 Patients Prescribed 'End of Life Option Act' Drugs Take Them

Suffering existentially, loss of independence, and incapability to enjoy life were some reasons patients pursued EOLOA.

Delayed-release Niacin Benefits Prediabetes, Diabetes

Delayed-release Niacin Benefits Prediabetes, Diabetes

Delayed-release Niacin may be beneficial to patients with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

ACC: Treating Bleeding in Patients Taking Oral Anticoagulants

ACC: Treating Bleeding in Patients Taking Oral Anticoagulants

The ACC released decision pathways to help clinicians manage bleeding in patients taking oral anticoagulants.

FDA Approves Short Acting Insulin Drug for Diabetes

FDA Approves Short Acting Insulin Drug for Diabetes

The FDA just approved a new short-acting insulin drug, Admelog, for patients with either T1D or T2D.

Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis Does Not Cut Post-thrombotic Syndrome

Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis Does Not Cut Post-thrombotic Syndrome

Pharmacomechanical thrombolysis used with anticoagulation treatment, did not decrease post-thrombotic syndrome risks but increased major bleeding risks in patients with acute proximal DVT.

Why You Should Talk to Seniors About Drug Interactions

Why You Should Talk to Seniors About Drug Interactions

Of the 99 percent of seniors who felt they knew how to avoid mixing medications, only 35% actually sought advice.

FDA Approves Semiglutide for Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves Semiglutide for Type 2 Diabetes

Semaglutide helps patients with diabetes reduce blood glucose levels and lower body weight.

Antibiotic-Diabetes Link Questioned

Antibiotic-Diabetes Link Questioned

Lifestyle and clinical factors could have been misinterpreted, linking antibiotics to risk of diabetes.

Greater Adherence With Certain Type 2 Diabetes Meds

Greater Adherence With Certain Type 2 Diabetes Meds

Sulfonylureas and thiazolidinediones adherence was stronger than metformin adherence.

Dry Mouth Common With Urological Drugs in Older Adults

Dry Mouth Common With Urological Drugs in Older Adults

In intervention studies, greatest risk of dry mouth found with urological medications.

Many Patients Misusing Antibiotics

Many Patients Misusing Antibiotics

Over 25% of patients surveyed admitted that they would use antibiotics without consulting a doctor first.

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