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Pharmacy Choice - August 2015 Newsletter - August 31, 2015

Pharmacy Choice Newsletter - August 2015

The Pharmacy Spotlight - August 2015
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August 6, 2015
Volume 17, Issue 8
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Industry Headlines
08/06 – New Breast Cancer Findings Has Been Reported by Investigators at Charite University Hospital and School of Medicine
08/04 – Reports on Staphylococcus aureus Findings from Memorial Hospital Provide New Insights
07/31 – St. Luke's and LVHN to share patient data with CVS
07/30 – IMBRUVICA (ibrutinib) Approved with Conditions for Relapsed or Refractory Mantle Cell Lymphoma Patients
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Generic Drug Approvals
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Office of Generic Drugs
FDA Drug Shortages

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August Disease Focus
Chronic Kidney Disease
by Tara Muzyk, PharmD
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the slow loss of kidney function which may take months or years to manifest and symptoms may not occur until the patient has very little kidney function left. According to the National Kidney Foundation® 26 million American adults have CKD… Read More
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First in New Class of Lipid-Lowering Drugs Approved
Darrell Hulisz, RPh, PharmD and Maria Thrasher Doctor of Pharmacy Candidate, ONU College of Pharmacy
On July 24, 2015 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved alirocumab (Praluent), the first drug on the market belonging to a new class… Read More
Last Month's Poll
Afrezza® will likely replace ultra-short acting insulin products, such as insulin aspart and insulin lispro:
Strongly Agree- 61.5%
Agree - 9.4%
Neutral or uncertain - 8.6%
Disagree - 12.8%
Strongly Disagree - 7.5%
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